Include files option in spam.assassin.prefs

Randal, Phil prandal at HEREFORDSHIRE.GOV.UK
Fri Dec 19 15:56:57 GMT 2003

When you run

  spamassassin -D -p /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf --lint

it lists near the start the directories it includes .cf files from.

Normally, you'd expect to put additional site-wide rules in

We're using,,, and
plus a few other custom rules here.



Phil Randal
Network Engineer
Herefordshire Council
Hereford, UK

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> Behalf Of Stephe Campbell
> Sent: 19 December 2003 15:53
> Subject: Include files option in spam.assassin.prefs
> Mr. Randal provided a link to a list that provided a lot of
> SA rules. I
> would assume that it would be a good idea to review them
> before inserting
> any of them into my files, but anyone who has looked at the list will
> realize that the list is very long and REGEXP is cryptically
> mesmerizing to
> view. Thank you very much Mr. Randal.
> My questions are short -
> Has any one tried this list of insertions as provided and
> what were the
> results?
> Is there a way to "#include" this file without copy/paste or any other
> common way to get these entries into the spam.assassin.prefs file? The
> "#include" option would provide a great way to maintain or
> test this without
> deleting and repasting every time the list changes, if it
> were to be used.
> Thanks
> Steve Campbell
> campbell at
> Charleston Newspapers

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