Ali searches the named mail alias files for each of the given
aliases. It creates a list of addresses for those
aliases, and writes that list on standard output. If no arguments are given,
ali outputs all alias entries.
By default, when an aliases expands to multiple addresses, the addresses
are separated by commas and printed on as few lines as possible. If the
-list option is specified, then when an address expands to multiple
addresses, each address will appear on a separate line.
ali to perform its processing in
an inverted fashion: instead of listing the addresses that each given
alias expands to,
ali will list the aliases that expand to each
The files specified by the profile entry
Aliasfile and any additional alias files given by the
aliasfile switch will be read. Each
alias is processed as described in