MailScanner latest beta breaks scan rules

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 11 19:09:47 GMT 2003

At 18:27 11/11/2003, you wrote:
>Hi everyone
>Few days ago, I posted a message stating that after upgrading my
>working 4.24 MS to the  latest 4.25.6 beta it stopped scanning all my
>Today I tried to trace the problem checking all the wrappers as
>suggested, with no luck.: they all worked fine when launched "by hand"
>At the end I tried setting the scanning line from
>Virus Scanning = %rules-dir%/scanDomains.rules
>that worked fine with 4.24 to
>Virus Scanning = yes
>BINGO it worked.
>After changing it back I've investigated the syntax of the
>scanDomains.rules, and it looks as follows:
>TO:             *    yes
># some comments
>TO:             *     yes
># some other comments
>FromTo: default         no
>Uhm, it look fine ad it worked until upgraded
>I tried then to set
>FromTo: default         yes
>It worked again...
>So I tried to change the case of the rules with no luck...  (To:
>FromTo: From:)
>Downgrading back to 4.24 with rpm -i --force  restored normal
>So I suspect something is wrong with the parsing syntax, or something
>has changes,  or that I'm wrong with the syntax...

I don't think I changed anything in the rule parsing.
Julian Field
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