Attn Julian - broken bayes_file_mode defaults in spam.assassin.prefs.conf

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Thu Aug 4 17:24:04 IST 2005

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Julian Field wrote:
> I have just corrected this setting, so it will be in the next release.
> Why was it apparently working okay on everyone's systems?

I just looked at the code.. If the parent directory for the bayes DB doesn't
exist, SA will create it with bayes_file_mode & 0777.

So it's going to be a rare case for most mailscanner users, only possibly
causing problems on a new install. Most admins that encounter this probably wind
up fixing the permissions on the dir without much thought.

grep BayesStore/ for 0777 for more details.

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