Or even full expansion options - which puts huge power into the aliases file:
  data = ${expand:${lookup{$local_part}lsearch{/etc/aliases}}}

Hope this is useful!


Merlin
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> On 13 Feb 2018, at 09:38, Heiko Schlittermann via Exim-users 
> <exim-users@exim.org> wrote:
> 
> Hardy via Exim-users <exim-users@exim.org> (Di 13 Feb 2018 09:44:38 CET):
>> Hi folks,
>> 
>> my aim is to have something in the way of
>> 
>> myname.*: myname
>> 
>> for the local user myname, if this is possible to do in the alias file. I
>> would rather like to have it here than to change the conf. Possible?
> 
> You need to modify the config anyway, to allow for patterns in your
> alias file.
> 
> 
>    data = ${lookup{$local_part}nwildlsearch{/etc/aliases}}
> 
> With entries like:
> 
>    hans:   literal
>    hans*:  literal
>    *hans:  pattern
>    ^hans:  regexp
> 
> 
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