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

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Mon Sep 19 17:04:12 IST 2005

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Dhawal Doshy wrote:
> 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)

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

I would say it's not even debatable, it's downright wrong, although it has good

That said, linking your spam.assassin.prefs.conf to root's user_prefs, or
something of the sort, can prevent this problem, and doesn't cause double-parsing.

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