DCC config and SA lint complaints

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at netmagicsolutions.com
Wed Jul 5 16:55:02 IST 2006

Ignore my earlier mail.. you already appear to have read the man page.

- dhawal

Dhawal Doshy wrote:
> Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
>> Gang,
>> I googled for this one, lots of people ask, no answer found...
>> I have the following in my spam.assassin.prefs.conf file, because
>> I install DCC in /opt/dcc:
>> dcc_path  /opt/dcc/bin/dccproc
>> dcc_home  /opt/dcc
> Is there a dccifd socket in dcc_home? if not set 'dcc_dccifd_path' 
> explicitly.
> Since you are using 3.1.1, see 'man Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC'
> - dhawal
>> If these two lines are there, spamassassin --lint chokes:
>> /opt/perl5/bin/spamassassin -p 
>> /opt/MailScanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf --lint
>> [12758] warn: config: failed to parse line, skipping: dcc_path 
>> /opt/dcc/bin/dccproc
>> [12758] warn: config: failed to parse line, skipping: dcc_home /opt/dcc
>> [12758] warn: lint: 2 issues detected, please rerun with debug enabled 
>> for more information
>> If the lines are not there, then DCC does not get used.
>> I did a workaround by creating a symlink in /usr/bin for
>> dccproc.  The problem with this is that SA redirects its message
>> output to dccproc instead of using the dccifd daemon (because SA
>> can't find the dccifd socket if dcc_home is not specified).
>> How do I use the two dcc specifiers for Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC
>> (see 
>> http://www.annocpan.org/~FELICITY/Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.1/lib/Mail/SpamAssassin/Plugin/DCC.pm) 
>> without having SA lint complain???
>> I ran into this when I installed Rules Du Jour today.  Rules Du Jour
>> won't work if SA doesn't pass the lint test.   Aaaarrgh.
>> Jeff Earickson
>> Colby College

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