Scott Silva ssilva at
Thu Jun 15 22:18:09 IST 2006

Arthur Sherman spake the following on 6/15/2006 3:08 PM:
> Hi,
> Could someone please explain to me this:
> ---
> # The rules created by the "sa-update" tool are searched for here.
> # This directory contains the spamassassin/3.001001/updates_spamassassin_org
> # directory structure beneath it.
> # Only un-comment this setting once you have proved that the sa-update
> # cron job has run successfully and has created a directory structure under
> # the spamassassin directory within this one and has put some *.cf files in
> # there. Otherwise it will ignore all your current rules!
> # The default location may be /var/opt on Solaris systems.
> SpamAssassin Local State Dir = # /var/lib
> ---
> When I run sa-update, it produces no errors.
> Where should sa-update create a directory structure?
> Is it /etc/mail/spamassassin ?
On an RedHat based install it should be under /var/lib/spamassassin
There should be a directory with the equivalent of your spamassassin version
(3.00010003 for 3.1.3)


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