Bug 155841 - /etc/aliases should not have mailman entries
/etc/aliases should not have mailman entries
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-04-24 11:16 EDT by John Dennis
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:53 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.5.43-1
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Last Closed: 2005-04-25 12:55:24 EDT
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Description John Dennis 2005-04-24 11:16:56 EDT
The setup rpm installs the /etc/aliases file with the following entries

# mailman aliases
mailman:	postmaster
mailman-owner:	mailman

These aliases conflict with the aliases that the 2.1.5 version of mailman
creates. I believe the above aliases were for the 2.0.x versions of mailman. The
mailman package should manage its own aliases. Can we please remove these from
setup? I filed this against Fedora, but I think this is true for all distributions.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-04-25 12:55:24 EDT
Hm, those are in the original import of the file from January 2004. I wonder how
far back they date. For RHEL 3 sendmail would have to be fixed.

Fixed in 2.5.43-1. Not fixing for RHEL 4 for now...

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