Steve Freegard steve.freegard at LBSLTD.CO.UK
Mon Jan 19 16:20:00 GMT 2004

> ...snip
> I've added some of these rules to /etc/mail/spamassassin and
> they do work. However, I'm a little nervous about the amount
> of matches that are added to the header.  Isn't there a limit
> on the size of the headers?
> It would be much better if hits were summarized ie 8 instead
> of 100 Fred's Rules all at .08 but I don't know how to do that.
> Gerry

I'm sure someone asked this on the SA-list the other day he was having that
exact problem with Exim barfing on the header being too long.  I'm not sure
what the limit is on Sendmail - I had a quick Google but couldn't find it,
and I'm not bothered about downloading the source to check :-))

Because of this the Tripwire rules were renamed from FVGT_TRIPWIRE_?? To
TW_?? - but I don't believe that there is a way to combine multiple matching
rules into one combined for the report - I just did it by hand to save
bandwidth on my post :-))

If you're paranoid about this you could always turn off the 'Detailed Spam
Report' option in MailScanner.conf.

Kind regards,

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