Watermark+Exim don't work together

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Aug 12 09:05:38 IST 2008

A new beta containing this patch will be out by the time you read this.

Many thanks!

Lasantha Marian wrote:
> *From:* Miguelanxo Otero Salgueiro <miguelanxo at telefonica.net>*
> *
>> Hello List!
>>    In order to get rid of bounce-back SPAM, I've tried to configure 
>> MailScanner to use watermarks, but
>> It just doesn't work. I've just started to do the debugging and asked 
>> in the freenode #MailScanner channel
>> and someone suggested I post my findings here, so here I go...
>>    Setup: MailScanner 4.70.7-1 + Exim 4.50 + ClamAV
>>    As the first symptom is outbound email having no watermark header, 
>> I will try to fix that first.
>> I just greped for "watermark" and found some code in 
>> lib/MailScanner/Message.pm that deals with watermarking.
>> Line 340...
> Miguelanxo,
> I had same sort of problem about three months back with my two 
> MailScanner/Exim setups. Of course several MailScanner/Postfix setups 
> worked OK.
> Attached patch against Message.pm-4.69.9 resolved the problem for me.
> Julian, I was trying to get your attention on, but later learned that 
> you were hospitalized for checkups. Appreciate your comments, please.
> Lasantha.


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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