Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 296751
sendmail update deletes /etc/aliases.db
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:16 EST
Description of problem:
The recent RPM update to sendmail on Fedora 7 resulted in removal of the
/etc/aliases file even though it was being used by postfix.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
sendmail was installed, but not running. Instead, postfix had been installed
and made active by using system-switch-mail.
Previous yum updates had been done on September 15, 2007.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install f7 with updates to 2007-09-15
2. install postfix and run system-switch-mail to make it active
3. run newaliases
4. install sendmail update as of 2007-09-19
leave /etc/aliases.db alone
May be related to bug id 223637?
This was a problem in the old sendmail package and has been fixed in the the new