[TUHS] pathalias and mail maps
Erik E. Fair
fair-tuhs at netbsd.org
Sat Mar 11 01:45:14 AEST 2017
The UUCP map data from comp.mail.maps is a two level format: one for pathalias(1) and the rest for various programs. Pathalias will ignore any line beginning in '#' - those are comments to it. Some of those comments have a format specification which other programs can effectively grep for and parse.
So, yes, you can add or modify any line beginning in '#' - pathalias won't care.
Given the Google archive of comp.mail.maps, you can pick your snapshot of the state of the UUCP network. The last one seems to be 1998.
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