4.61.6 - SpamAssassin Temporary Dir

Matt Hayes mailscanner at slackadelic.com
Wed Jun 27 22:27:37 IST 2007

Nerijus Baliunas wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2007 20:06:29 +0100 Julian Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>> There is one new minor feature. There is now a setting
>>     SpamAssassin Temporary Dir
>> which sets the dir in which SpamAssassin creates all its temporary 
>> files. ...  It will attempt to create the directory if necessary, so no need 
>> for any special steps to use it.
> One minor thing - when I start MailScanner for the first time, I see in logs:
> Jun 28 00:13:47 mail MailScanner[10351]: MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner version 4.61.6 starting...
> Jun 28 00:13:47 mail MailScanner[10351]: Could not read directory /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp
> Jun 28 00:13:47 mail MailScanner[10351]: Error in configuration file line 2067, directory /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp for spamassassintempdir does not exist (or is not readable)
> ...
> Jun 28 00:13:47 mail MailScanner[10351]: SpamAssassin temporary working directory is /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp
> Regards,
> Nerijus

Does it create that directory after you see the error messages?  I 
believe the way it works is that it tries to push to that.. if it 
doesn't exist.. it creates it and then uses it.. Double-check to be sure 
it exists.


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