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DOCUMENT: phage #265 [Re: ~uucp/.forward] (1 message, 457 bytes)
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From: csg@pyramid.pyramid.com (Carl S. Gutekunst)
To: phage
Date: Fri 05:11:10 18/11/1988 EST
Subject: Re: ~uucp/.forward
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># Aliases override .forward files, not vice versa (not surprising since
># forwarding should occur for expanded aliases).  I tested it just now
># to be absolutely sure....
>
>So I tried it.  He's right.

Though I'd hate to rely on the existance of an alias to protect the machine,
eh? Still better to make ~uucp point to something that no one can write to.

<csg>

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