SpamAssassin 2.50 Problems

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sun Feb 23 12:59:23 GMT 2003

Another suggestion from the SAtalk list is to place this in your

score HABEAS_HIL 0

as this is a new RBL they are using (I believe) and it seems to be timing
out a lot.

At 12:38 23/02/2003, you wrote:
>I wonder if the problem is actually caused by the "make test" phase? What
>happens if you reboot before starting using SA2.50 with MailScanner?
>If not, then it sounds like a parallel threads problem in SA2.50. Hopefully
>this will get caught by the SA guys fairly quickly, as it affects the "make
>test" of spamd as well.
>At 07:38 23/02/2003, you wrote:
>>On Friday, Feb 21, 2003, at 23:25 US/Pacific, Gerry Doris wrote:
>>>I upgraded from SA 2.44 to 2.50 tonight and have had nothing but
>>>MailScanner hits nearly 100% CPU utilization and just sits there until
>>>is killed.
>>>I've had to go back to using SA 2.44 and everything is back to normal.
>>>  Is
>>>anyone else seeing this?
>>I was just installing 2.50 via "perl -MCPAN -e shell", and during the
>>"t/spamd_parallel" test, the load, network, and CPU utilization went
>>through the roof (it was specifically stuck at test 14/20).  I suspect
>>that it's somewhere in spamd that's the problem (and may only be
>>something that comes up once, as someone else suggested).  As soon as
>>that test was over (and it took a LONG time), everything went back to
>>I'll have to wait and see if it keeps up.  I hope not, as I've been
>>waiting for 2.50 for a while.
>>(I'm cc'ing sa-talk on this, in case they have any other insights)
>>System notes: freebsd 4.2, dual p2-350, 128k ram, and in case it
>>matters it's on a 58k link to the net.  Mailscanner version is 4.12-2.
>Julian Field
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Julian Field
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