New MS install is slow to an extreme

Ugo Bellavance ugob at
Thu Apr 3 21:22:33 IST 2008

DAve wrote:

> bash-2.05b# ./MailScanner --debug --debug-sa
> In Debugging mode, not forking...
> Trying to setlogsock(unix)
> *****
> If 'awk' (with support for the function strftime) was
> available on your $PATH then all the SpamAssassin debug
> output would have the current time added to the start of
> every line, making debugging far easier.
> *****

You should install awk and this way you'll see timestamps in the debug 
output, revealing what is taking so much time.


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