conflict(8mh)conflict(8mh)Nameconflict - search for alias/password conflicts
/usr/lib/mh/conflict [ -help ] [ -mail name ] [ -search directory ] [
aliasfiles ... ]
The program checks to see if the interface between MH and transport
system is in good shape. It also checks for maildrops in which do not
belong to a valid user. It assumes that no user name will start with a
dot (.) and thus ignores files in which begin with a dot.
The program checks the entries in the specified alias files. It parses
the entries in the same way that would, and outputs any errors which it
finds. The program can be used to check the entries in a user's per‐
sonal alias file, or in the system alias file, If no alias file is
specified, checks the system alias file.
The program also checks the file for entries which do not belong to a
valid user, and for users who do not have a valid group number. In
addition, duplicate users and groups are noted.
The program should be run under or whenever system accounting takes
Options-help Prints a list of the valid options to this command.
Mails the results to the specified name. Otherwise, the
results are sent to the standard output.
Searches directories other than and reports anomalies in
those directories. The -search switch can appear more than
once in an invocation to with different directories named.
The system customization file.
The system password file.
The system group file.
Program used to mail results, if the
-mail option is used.
Directory containing users' maildrops.
See Alsomh-alias(5mh), cron(8)conflict(8mh)