On Tuesday 28 March 2006 17:56, Tom Collins wrote:
> On Mar 28, 2006, at 4:59 PM, Jeremy Kitchen wrote:
> > if 'joe' exists as a system user, qmail will deliver email addressed
> > to joe...
> > to joe.  ~alias is only consulted if the user 'joe' doesn't exist.
> Are you sure about that?  I have a ~alias/.qmail-root file that seems
> to be forwarding email.  I do not have a ~root/.qmail file.

qmail will not deliver to users with uid of 0, or users who don't own their 
home directory.  For instance, if you have a 'bin' user on your system, its 
home directory is probably /bin, which is owned by root (and therefore, not 
bin), so emails to [EMAIL PROTECTED] will be delivered to 

'man qmail-getpw' describes this in full detail.


Jeremy Kitchen ++ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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