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makemap


NAME
     makemap - create database maps for sendmail

SYNOPSIS
     makemap [-N] [-d] [-f] [-o] [-r] [-s] [-v] [-C file]
         [-c cachesize] [-D commentchar] [-e] [-l] [-t delim]
         [-u] mantype mapname


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


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


     makemap handles three different database formats.   Database
     format   is   selected  using  the  maptype  parameter.  See
     OPERANDS.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported:

     -c cachesize      Use the specified hash  and  B-Tree  cache
                       size (cachesize).


     -C file           Use the specified  sendmail  configuration
                       file (file) for looking up the TrustedUser
                       option.


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


     -D commentchar    Use the specified character to indicate  a
                       comment  (which is ignored) instead of the
                       default of '#'.


     -e                Allow empty value (right hand side).

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


     -l                List supported map types.


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


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


     -r                Allow replacement of existing  keys.  Nor-
                       mally  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 direc-
                       tories.


     -t delim          Use  the   specified   delimiter   (delim)
                       instead of whitespace.


     -u                Dump (unmap) the content of  the  database
                       to  standard output.  Note that, if the -t
                       option is  also  provided,  the  specified
                       delimiter  is  used  when  the  content is
                       dumped instead of whitespace.


     -v                Verbosely print what it is doing.


OPERANDS
     The following operands are supported:

     mapname    File name of the database map being created.



     maptype    Specifies the database format. The following map-
                type parameters are available:

                dbm      Specifies DBM format maps.


                btree    Specifies B-Tree format maps.


                hash     Specifies hash format maps.



ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:



     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWsndmu                   |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     editmap(1M), sendmail(1M), attributes(5)










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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