Patch to default MailScanner.conf for correct SpamAssassin Local State Dir

Randal, Phil prandal at
Wed Nov 22 14:36:58 GMT 2006

As Theo van Dinter notes in , the
spamassassin local_state_dir includes /spamassassin, e.g.
/var/lib/spamassassin, and not /var/lib.

The attached patch fixes the default MailScanner.conf to document the
correct location.

It would be great if MailScanner --lint could do some sanity checks on
the spamassassin directories specified by users.

The Spamassassin Local State Dir should have a numeric subdirectory
representing the SA version and under it we'd expect to find an
updates_spamassassin_org directory containing a bunch of .cf files.

Similar consistency checks could be used against the SpamAssassin Site
Rules Dir entry, etc.


Phil Randal
Network Engineer
Herefordshire Council
Hereford, UK 

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