Re: postmap -q return code not very clear when using 'catch all' with smtp_generic_maps
- Geert Lorang a écrit :
> On 19/02/2010 15:49, Barney Desmond wrote:postfix search order is context dependent. postmap doesn't know if you
>> On 20 February 2010 01:40, Geert Lorang<geert@...> wrote:
>>> glorang:~# cat /etc/postfix/generic
>>> @... accepted@...
>>> Now try to lookup something@...:
>>> glorang:~# postmap -q something@... /etc/postfix/generic
>>> glorang:~# echo $?
>>> So no output (no match found) and return value> 0, so you would expect
>>> this can't work, but in fact it just works. I would expect that "postmap
>>> -q whatever@... /etc/postfix/generic" returns accepted@... in
>>> every case (and return code 0), but it doesn't?
>>> If this is by design maybe add this somehow in the docs...
>> The trick is that postmap is "dumb" - it doesn't know *why* you're
>> searching, so it doesn't strip the local part. This confuses people
>> sometimes because using `postmap -q` isn't the same as what Postfix
>> does, Postfix does a lot more.
> Oh. I thought postmap would do the same as Postfix. Thanks for clarifying!
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