ANNOUNCE: SpamAssassin 3.1.0 available!

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Sep 15 14:23:15 IST 2005


On 15 Sep 2005, at 10:21, Dhawal Doshy wrote:

> Pentland G. wrote:
>> Funny enough I was just installing it on one of my new machines.
>> CPAN install, Net::Ident isn't happy.
>> Linux, RHEL4-U1-i386 on Dell 2850.
>> Anyone else seen this?
> This has been discussed before on the sa-users list.. the solution  
> is to ignore it since it's an optional module..
> Anyways here's my report in 3.1 as related to MailScanner. Comment  
> out the following in spam.assassin.prefs.conf
> RCVD_IN_RSL [no more used in]
> use_auto_whitelist [replaced with loadplugin  
> Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::AWL in v310.pre]

Yes, that is no longer needed/wanted.

Does anyone know why init.pre does not include these lines:

loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::RelayCountry
loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::SPF
loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::URIDNSBL

Without them, these features aren't enabled at all, which will badly  
hit your spam success rate (particularly URIDNSBL).

And I've checked nothing else does them by default. Unless you add  
these lines, the module s' code isn't loaded, the last-access  
datestamp on the files isn't touched. So nothing is reading them  
without this addition.

Can someone add this to the wiki please?

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