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

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at NETMAGICSOLUTIONS.COM
Mon Sep 19 16:57:52 IST 2005

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Matt Kettler wrote:
> Dhawal Doshy wrote:
>>To avoid such situations in future, recommended (or debatable) method is
>>softlinking your spam.assassin.prefs.conf to
>>/etc/mail/spamassassin/ (or wherever your exists)
> 1) If you link it to 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 and not having spam.assassin.prefs.conf at
> all. Softlink your spam.assassin.prefs.conf to a user_prefs file, not a
> 2) in my case, if I'd softlinked it to, 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.

Indeed, that's why i mentioned 'debatable'. Thanks for the clarification.

- dhawal

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