MailScanner ANNOUNCE: 4.57 released

Ed Bruce edwardbruce at
Mon Dec 4 12:57:07 GMT 2006

Julian Field wrote:
> I have just released a new stable version 4.57.
> <snip>
> The full Change Log is this:
> 02/12/2006 New in Version 4.57.6-1
> ==================================
> * New Features and Improvements *
> 1 Added new configuration setting
>   Max Spam Check Size = 150000
>   If a message is bigger than this size, then all the spam checks are
>   skipped and the messages is not spam.
>   This saves a lot of time decoding and matching against huge messages.
>   New languages.conf setting needing translation:
>     skippedastoobig = not spam (too large)
> 2 Improved install-Clam-SA.tar.gz so that it contains version numbers of
>   contents.
> 2 Phishing Whitelist is now also used with less strict phishing net.
> 3 Add of the "Modify Subject" configuration options now also take the
> values
>   "start" and "end", so that you can move any of the Subject: line tags to
>   the end of the line in case that is what you need to do.
> 4 Speeded up the relaunch of MailScanner child processes. So the
> detrimental
>   effects of the delays caused by a MailScanner "restart" will be greatly
>   reduced.
> 4 Released as release candidate for 4.57 on December 1st.
> 5 Bug in spam handling (spam would be delivered when it should not be)
> fixed.
>   Thanks to Mirko Acimas for spotting and reporting this one.
> 5 Bug in ham handling (same problem was spam handling).
> 5 spam.lists.conf updated.
I don't see any reference to the problem that at least two of us
experienced with logging to quarantine not working with the beta
release. Has this issue been resovled???

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