queries or edits one record in database maps used by the keyed map lookups in
Arguments are passed on the command line and output (for queries) is
directed to standard output.
Depending on how it is compiled,
editmap handles up to three different database formats,
selected using the
They may be
DBM format maps.
This requires the
B-Tree format maps.
This requires the new Berkeley DB
Hash format maps.
This also requires the Berkeley DB
option is set in the sendmail configuration file and
is invoked as root, the generated files will be owned by