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

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Fri Sep 16 16:45:41 IST 2005

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Matt Kettler spake the following on 9/15/2005 5:28 PM:
> 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.
> After all, I can conclusively prove it's parsing some of the rule files in
> /etc/mail/spamassassin/, as it uses /etc/mail/spamassassin/ I'm
> running SA 2.64, so the drugs rules are not a part of the default set, yet they
> do fire off for MailScanner.
> It's ignoring only *some* of my rules.. which is what makes this really strange.
I do believe some of the rules in antidrug are integrated into
spamassassin as of 3.0.0, so that might be adding to the confusion.


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