Spamassassin mostly stoped working after clamav/spamassasin update installation

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Sep 5 09:41:18 IST 2008

The KAM ruleset, how do you fetch it? If you do it without using 
sa-update, and just wget it or similar, then you want to put it into 

Kevin Miller wrote:
> Yesterday I updated MailScanner, clamAV & spamassassin via the packages
> on the mailscanner site.  I'd previously set up spamassassin to use the
> SARE & KAM rulesets.  Both the spamassassin rules & the SARE rules were
> in /var/lib/spamassassin/3.002004.  Last night the update_spamassassin
> script in cron.daily ran, and this morning in /var/lib/spamassassin
> there's a new directory, 3.002005, as expected.  Only thing is, only the
> SARE rules are in it.  Naturally, filtering isn't quite as robust as it
> was yesterday! <g>
> Did I miss a step somewhere along the way?  After upgrading using the
> clam/sp package was there something else I needed to do?  My
> sare-sa-updates-channel.txt contains as the
> first line, so I'm not sure why the latest/greatest rules didn't come
> down.
> TIA..
> ...Kevin


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