SpamAssassin 2.50 Problems

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Feb 25 09:25:21 GMT 2003

At 03:57 25/02/2003, you wrote:
>On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Julian Field wrote:
> > Okay, I am pretty sure it is fixed. It's a little bug in SpamAssassin where
> > it doesn't tidy up after itself properly, and leaves a file opened and
> > locked that it should have closed and unlocked.
>I installed the patch and it fixed the CPU load problem on my system too.
>Julian, you've once again earned your princely salary!
>BTW, I did notice something else.  I've been running SA 2.50 for several
>days calling it through procmail while the fix was being worked on.  After
>I patched 2.50 and started using MailScanner to call it I had SpamAssassin
>running twice on every message...once with MailScanner and then again with
>The SpamAssassin scores are different.  Have you any idea why this might
>be?  With all the messing around I've been doing with SpamAssassin I'm not
>surprised something is now operating strangely!

What was the difference between the 2 lists of tests that "hit"?
What version of MS are you running?
Julian Field
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