SA plugins in MailScanner

John Rudd jrudd at
Mon Nov 27 12:38:20 GMT 2006

Martin Hepworth wrote:
> John Rudd wrote:
>> Outside of mailscanner, I've written a plugin that I install by just 
>> putting the .cf and .pm files into /etc/mail/spamassassin
>> Will that be enough for MailScanner, or do I need to put the .cf data 
>> into /opt/mailscanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf file instead of 
>> having it be an independent file?
>> (note: this is specific to mailscanner-4.41.3 ... I know some of the 
>> file locations have changed since then ... I wont be upgrading 
>> mailscanner, so please don't suggest that; just answer in terms of 
>> "what do I need to do in order to load a SA plugin into 
>> mailscanner-4.41.3)
> John
> same place you'd put plugins normally.......
> suggested place for the .pm is the directory you find and 
> the others. Otherwise you have to specify the full path name in the .pre 
> file you use to load the plugin.

Actually, I have been putting the load directive in the (plugin-name).cf 
file.  That seems to do the trick.  I wonder if that's why it works to 
have the .pm file in the same directory...

Thanks for the answers!

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