Re: [exim] nwildlsearch syntax

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Author: John Schmerold
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To: Jeremy Harris, exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] nwildlsearch syntax
On 8/10/2017 10:47 AM, Jeremy Harris wrote:
> On 10/08/17 16:26, John Schmerold via Exim-users wrote:
>>      require recipients = nwildlsearch;/etc/exim/recipients.txt
>> I thought I could add this line to /etc/exim/recipients.txt:
>>     abuse@*
>> If I use *@whyme.com in recipients.txt, everything works fine, so I'm
>> not sure why abuse@* wouldn't work.
> http://exim.org/exim-html-current/doc/html/spec_html/ch-file_and_database_lookups.html

>
> The wildcarding done natively for (n)wildsearch only supports
> a leading asterisk. You can use full-RE instead, but those
> are marked with a leading caret.
>
> Mind, as chapter 10 says, there's no advantage in specifying
> nwildsearch for this address-list over just using the filename
> as (the sole) list element.


I went with leading caret - problem solved. Thank you