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Kevin Miller wrote:
> I installed Jule's sa/clamav all-in-one package which installed the
> spamassassin ruleset into /usr/share/spamassassin. After
> /etc/cron.daily/update_spamassassin ran, the rules were also found in
> /var/lib/spamassassin/3.002004. Maybe I'm just having a senior moment
> here, but I can't find anywhere that tells spamassassin which ruleset to
> use. How does it know?
It knows where to look, it's hardwired in the code. It will look in
/var/lib/spamassassin/<version> before it looks in
/etc/mail/spamassassin or /usr/share/spamassassin.
> Do I need to keep the /usr/share/spamassassin rules around?
Theoretically not, but I wouldn't advise deleting them.
> (BTW, I added sare and KAM rulesets to the update routine and they
> worked a treat, landing in the /var/lib tree.)
Good, glad they helped.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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