Feature Request - Include: <file>

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Dec 12 10:32:40 GMT 2002

All you need to do is just regularly "cat" the separate files together and
then "reload" MailScanner so that it reads the new whitelist file. Then all
the edits will be happening to other files, and you could even syntax-check
them as you cat them together.

At 15:04 11/12/2002, you wrote:

>I've created a process whereby a user can fill out a form and get a
>specific from and to email added to the whitelist.
>Works great, I don't have to do administration for requests like "My
>wife's email is marked as spam."
>My script is having to edit the spam.whitelist.rules file itself.
>It would be great if rules files supported an Include: <some other file>
>directive so that you could have one file for individual user whitelist
>rules, one for each department, each could have different permissions...
>That way I wouldn't have to worry as much about my script corrupting the
>main spam.whitelist.rules
>Thanks for the great work,
>Derek Winkler
>Security Administrator
>Algorithmics Inc., Toronto
>Tel: (416) 217-4107
>Fax: (416) 971-6263

Julian Field
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