Spamassassin always scores 0.

Milton R. Calnek mcalnek at PCPLACE.CA
Fri Jul 29 17:36:10 IST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
> Behalf Of Matt Kettler
> Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 9:33 AM
> Subject: Re: [MAILSCANNER] Spamassassin always scores 0.
> spamassassin --lint
> (should run, and exit quietly)

It does.

> Also try feeding it the sample spam message that comes with SA's
> spamassassin < sample-spam.txt

spamassassin < /usr/share/doc/spamassassin-3.0.2/sample-nonspam.txt

Surprises on output:

X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.0.2 (2004-11-16) on
X-Spam-Status: No, score=0.0 required=4.0 tests=none

> The sample spam should trigger GTUBE and get a really high score.

spamassassin < /usr/share/doc/spamassassin-3.0.2/sample-spam.txt

X-Spam-Flag: YES
X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.0.2 (2004-11-16) on
X-Spam-Level: **************************************************
X-Spam-Status: Yes, score=997.2 required=4.0 tests=ALL_TRUSTED,
        DNS_FROM_AHBL_RHSBL,GTUBE autolearn=unavailable version=3.0.2

> > spamassassin-3.0.2-2.0.rh9.rf
> Hmm, distro-ported version.. You might want to check to make sure the
> rulefiles
> wound up being installed correctly. Find out your default rules dir by
> running:
> spamassassin --lint -D

debug: diag: module installed: URI, version 1.21
debug: ignore: using a test message to lint rules
debug: using "/etc/mail/spamassassin/init.pre" for site rules init.pre
debug: config: read file /etc/mail/spamassassin/init.pre
debug: using "/usr/share/spamassassin" for default rules dir
debug: config: read file /usr/share/spamassassin/
debug: config: read file /usr/share/spamassassin/
debug: config: read file /usr/share/spamassassin/
debug: config: read file /usr/share/spamassassin/

So I've got both init.pre and the config files... I think.

> And check to make sure the SA rulefiles are there. Also check the site
> rules dir
> for init.pre, and it should NOT contain any of the default rules
>, etc should be in default, not site rules)

Not sure if what I've got is correct and if not, how do I correct it.

Milton Calnek
mcalnek at
+1 306 359 6939

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