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 makemap(1M)							 makemap(1M)




 NAME
      makemap - creates database maps for sendmail

 SYNOPSIS
      makemap [-N] [-n] [-d] [-f] [-o] [-r] [-s] [-v] maptype mapname

 DESCRIPTION
      makemap creates the database maps used by the keyed map lookups in
      sendmail(1M).  It reads input from the standard input and outputs them
      to the indicated mapname.

      makemap handles up to three different database formats, selected using
      the maptype parameter.  They may be

	   dbm	     DBM format maps. (.pag,.dir)

	   btree     B-Tree format maps. (.db)

	   hash	     Hash format maps. (.db)

      In all cases, makemap reads lines from the standard input consisting
      of two words separated by white space.  The first is the database key,
      the second is the value.	The value may contain %n strings to
      indicated parameter substitution.	 Literal parentheses should be
      doubled (%%).  Blank lines and lines beginning with pound sign (#) are
      ignored.

    Flags
      -N      Include the null byte that terminates strings in the map.
	      This must match the -N flag in the sendmail.cf K line.

      -n      Create NIS compatible alias database.

      -d      Allow duplicate keys in the map.	This is only allowed on B-
	      Tree format maps.	 If two identical keys are read, they will
	      both be inserted into the map.

      -f      Normally all upper case letters in the key are folded to lower
	      case.  This flag disables that behaviour.	 This is intended to
	      mesh with the -f flag in the K line in sendmail.cf.  The value
	      is never case folded.

      -o      Append to an old file.  This allows you to augment an existing
	      file.

      -r      Allow replacement of existing keys.  Normally makemap
	      complains if you repeat a key, and does not do the insert.

      -s      Ignore safety checks on maps being created. This includes
	      checking for hard or symbolic links in world writable
	      directories.



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 makemap(1M)							 makemap(1M)




      -v      Verbosely print what it is doing.

 SEE ALSO
      sendmail(1M).

 HISTORY
      The makemap command appeared in 4.4BSD.















































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