MailScanner --lint error--SOLVED

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Aug 3 11:25:26 IST 2007

Scott Silva wrote:
> Scott Silva spake the following on 8/2/2007 2:08 PM:
>> I am getting the following error on my boxes;
>> ERROR: The "envelope_sender_header" in your spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>> ERROR: is not correct, it should match X-BlaBla-MailScanner-From
>> But I have the exact text it is looking for in spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>> Obviously BlaBla is not the organization name.
>> I tried with an = between envelope_sender_header and the header text and
>> without the =.
>> I only changed it because it recommended I have %orgname% in the envelope from
>> and to headers.
>> So it is nagging me to change it, and then complains when I do. Did I suddenly
>> get married this thing?
> I found the problem -- there can be only 1 space between
> envelope_sender_header and the header text. I had 2 spaces and the parser must
> think the extra space is part of the header text.
I just tried adding some extra spaces in my envelope_sender_header line 
and it correctly ignored them. Wonder why it didn't work for you, the 
regex uses a \s+ to match the required space in the line.


Julian Field MEng CITP
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