MailScanner --lint error

Jody Cleveland cleveland at
Tue Aug 7 17:17:28 IST 2007

On 8/7/07 10:35 AM, "Glenn Steen" <glenn.steen at> wrote:

>>> Then retry the --lint
>> Ok, I did that, and --lint ran just fine. It did come up with two errors
>> though:
>> Checking version numbers...
>> Version number in MailScanner.conf (4.62.9) is correct.
>> Your envelope_sender_header in spam.assassin.prefs.conf is correct.
>> Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
>> SpamAssassin temp dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp
>> [11798] warn: FuzzyOcr: Cannot find executable for tesseract
> Might mean FuzzyOcr isn't setup correctly... "he said altruistically...":-).

Ok, I'll try to track that one down.

>> SpamAssassin reported no errors.
>> MailScanner.conf says "Virus Scanners = f-prot clamd"
>> Found these virus scanners installed: f-prot, clamavmodule
>> ===========================================================================
>> Ignore errors about failing to find EOCD signature
>> format error: can't find EOCD signature
>>  at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 451
>> ===========================================================================
>> Virus Scanner test reports:
>> F-Prot said "./1/  Infection: EICAR_Test_File"
> So your clamd setup isn't working. Either work your way through that,
> or switch to clamavmodule, which it seems to find OK...

Isn't clamavmodule the slow one? I had switched to clamd because of clam
using 100% of the processor.

- jody

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