Recommended version of razor?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sun Jun 23 12:55:16 IST 2002

At 22:51 22/06/2002, you wrote:
>You should ask SA functionality questions in their list.  The answer is
>to add a score line in your SA with a score of 0 for those rule
>tests.  Example
>score RAZOR_CHECK                    0.0
>score DCC_CHECK                    0.0

The DCC_CHECK line is in the example prefs file I supply in
/usr/local/MailScanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf as it keeps default
SpamAssassin installs rather quieter.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Nathan Johanson [mailto:nathan at]
>Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 5:32 PM
>Subject: Re: Recommended version of razor?
>BTW, how do you disable razor or DCC in SpamAssassin once they're
>installed? I've been wanting to take both for a test drive, but wanted
>to be able to toggle them on/off should I run into problems. I went
>digging through SpamAssassin's documentation this morning, but couldn't
>find the relevant options.
>Email: nathan at
> > Doesn't matter.  I found out yesterday that SA 2.31 still only uses
> > razorv1.  The changelog was incorrect.  That explained why the
> > performance with razor enabled was poor forcing me to disable it
> > again. Having razor enabled for SA adds 2-3 seconds for every message
> > processed so it causes mail to start backing up in I'm
> > hoping razorv2 will be better since they are planning on selling the
> > server component so performance has to be better.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gerry Doris [mailto:gerry at]
> > Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 12:20 PM
> > Subject: Recommended version of razor?
> >
> >
> > I've been doing updates this morning and was wondering what is the
> > recommended version of razor to be running with the new spamassassin
> > 2.31?  I noticed that there has been a LOT of changes released in June
> > for razor. I'm still back on razor 1.19.
> >
> > The last time I happily put all the lastest updates together
> > spamassassin stopped working with razor!
> >
> > Gerry
> > --
> > "The lyfe so short, the craft so long to learne" Chaucer

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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