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Postfix is making me cry

Some more playing around, and I couldn't get even local addresses to work in 
aliases.  They're in the aliases file and the aliases file is referenced in, and I can grep the db for strings I put in aliases and they match.

I get the mail for loops back to myself, or  User unknown 
in virtual alias table, but I just can't get it to recognize anything that's 
not in /etc/passwd.

I keep getting different error responses and I keep looking them up and doing 
what they say, and then I get the same message or another one, but no joy.

I got desperate enough I acutally uninstalled postfix (that was harder than 
you think with all the dependancies) and reinstalling from disk.  Then I 
started tweaking again, saving my changes with rcs as I go along.

If I can't get this working by tomorrow night, I'm installing sendmail.  I 
hate to give up, but I've been trying for four days to get this working, and 
it's screwing me over in so many ways...

Anyone want to make a few bucks or a meal getting postfix/mailman working for 

This leads me to my next decision point: I have had enough other problems with 
the Suse install that I'm tempted to give up and start over with another 
distro, even though I paid money for this.  Pretty much every package I tried 
installing that was not specificially for Suse has failed (squirrelmail, 
gaim, tmpwatch, ...)

DDDD   David Kramer         david at
DK KD  "Books won't stay banned.  They won't burn.  Ideas won't go to jail.
DKK D  In the long run of history the censor and the inquisitor have always
DK KD  lost.  The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas."
DDDD                                                   - A. Whitney Griswold

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