New speed benchmark

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Mon Feb 6 09:21:55 GMT 2006

On 04/02/06, Julian Field <MailScanner at> wrote:
> Glenn Steen wrote:
> > BTW, Jules ... Could you, pretty please, look at my post about typos
> > in actions? Or has that area been covered extensively before?
> >
> A patch for is attached. Apply the patch with
> cd /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner
> gunzip
> patch <
> then restart MailScanner.
> It logs the error message to syslog and then adds the "deliver" action
> to whatever you have set, just for safety so that no message is dropped
> because of your typo.
> Due to the the list of spam actions is now parsed, as it has arbitrary
> strings (including possibly multiple spaces) for headers, and email
> addresses in it, it is no longer just a list of possible words. So it
> cannot be caught by --lint.
> So it can only be detected when it is called at run-time, hence the
> extra safety measure of adding the "deliver" action.
> Let me know how you get on.
Applied to my 4.50.14, working perfectly (reintroduced the error, and
it still delivered... And carped nicely in the error log).
Thank you.
Will this be in the next release?

-- Glenn
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