What is the benifit of SpamAssassin run from MailScanner

Julian Field jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Apr 29 21:14:55 IST 2002

At 20:25 29/04/2002, you wrote:
>Can someone tell me the benefits of using SpamAssassin run from MailScanner
>instead of running them seperately?

For one, the spam detection will be integrated into one place, so either
the RBL's or SpamAssassin will cause MailScanner to tag the mail as spam.

Also, it should actually be faster, as MailScanner calls the Perl API
within SpamAssassin directly, and does not invoke either the "spamassassin"
binary or "spamc" in order to do the checks, saving the load on starting
those processes.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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