Some .cf files not being used by SpamAssassin under
mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Mon Sep 19 16:44:37 IST 2005
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Dhawal Doshy wrote:
> To avoid such situations in future, recommended (or debatable) method is
> softlinking your spam.assassin.prefs.conf to
> /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf (or wherever your local.cf exists)
1) If you link it to local.cf it will be parsed twice when mailscanner runs.
If that's what you want to do, you'd be better off moving
spam.assasin.prefs.conf to local.cf and not having spam.assassin.prefs.conf at
all. Softlink your spam.assassin.prefs.conf to a user_prefs file, not a local.cf.
2) in my case, if I'd softlinked it to local.cf, the problem still would have
been undetected. The problem was "fixed" by the content of root's user_prefs
file. It was not a problem in spam.assassin.prefs.conf itself, but the lack of
reading root's user_prefs that made the problem visible.
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