Spamassassin -D --lint fixed relative path error?

Budi Febrianto bfebrian.mailscanner at
Fri Jan 25 02:02:31 GMT 2008

Matt Kettler wrote:
> Budi Febrianto wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I'm not sure about this, but I see a lot of this when I run 
>> spamassassin -D --lint
>> [4822] dbg: config: fixed relative path: 
>> /var/lib/spamassassin/3.002003/updates_spamassassin_org/  
>>   0.00345
>> Is this normal?
> Yes, that's completely normal for SA once you've run sa-update.
> In general, if it doesn't show up in spamassassin --lint (without the 
> -D) it's generally not a problem. ie: if there's problems, 
> spamassassin --lint should print them. If there's no problems, it 
> should run silently.
> I'd also generally advise not using the -D flag unless you're trying 
> to track down an elusive problem, or are merely wondering how SA 
> handles things internally. For routine config checks, you're better 
> off without the extra debug noise, as it may cause you to overlook 
> actual important warnings.
Ussually I just do the spamassassin --lint to see if there any error. 
But after modified the sa-update, I want to make sure if everything is 
ok. And it is. :)
Now I can prepare for the weekend.



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