Some .cf files not being used by SpamAssassin under MailScanner?

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Fri Sep 16 01:42:26 IST 2005

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Matt Kettler wrote:
> Chris Russell wrote:
>>Hi Matt,
>> In MailScanner.conf, what is "SpamAssassin Local Rules Dir" set to.
>> From your email, it should be /etc/mail/spamassassin, if not, set it and see how you get on.
> Well it's set to an empty string in my config:
> SpamAssassin Local Rules Dir =
> I'll try setting it, however I don't think this could possibly be the issue.

Assumption Verified. Setting this does not fix the problem.

Upon reading the docs in the MailScanner.conf file, it's redundant to set this.
It was worth a shot.

The only reason one should ever need to use this option would be to force MS's
copy of SA to use a *different* directory than the command line uses.

I want my mailscanner to behave more like the spamassassin command-line, not
less like it.

So, Julian, or anyone else "deep in the know", does MS invoke SA's config parser
in some strange way that might limit the number of rules or number of files it
can parse?

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