Running SpamAssassin as a specific user?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sat May 3 20:24:03 IST 2003

At 20:17 03/05/2003, you wrote:
>I'd like to call spamassassin from within MailScanner but have it run as a
>specific user ie "gerry".  Is that possible?

You can change where SpamAssassin looks for all its files, but I'm afraid
you can't actually change the user it runs as.

But you can change the user the whole of MailScanner runs as, if that helps.
Julian Field
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