Overwrite existing file, instead of keeping it as
Write output to file instead of /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template.
Actually do something. If this option is not specified
will exit immediately. This option was introduced because
overwrites configuration files.
regenerates the main configuration file template
from the configuration snippets in the
This process will overwrite all local changes in
and might be useful if there are local changes in the
directory tree, for example by a new mail related package dropping its
own configuration snippets in there.
ignores all files in the conf.d directory that have a filename which
does not consist only of letters, numbers, underscores and hyphens
([:alnum:]_-), similar to
For easy interaction with packages extending Exim additionally
/etc/exim4/conf.d/foo/bar.rul is used instead of
/etc/exim4/conf.d/foo/bar if it exists!
will search for the input files below $CONFDIR/conf.d instead of
/etc/exim4/conf.d/ and will write the output to $CONFDIR/exim4.conf.template
instead of to /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template (unless overridden with -o or
This manual page needs a major re-work. If somebody knows better groff
than us and has more experience in writing manual pages, any patches
would be greatly appreciated.
/usr/share/doc/exim4-base/ and for general notes and details about interaction