includes question

Alex Broens ms-list at
Wed Feb 11 11:20:53 GMT 2009

On 2/11/2009 12:05 PM, Andrew wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm using mailscanner on debian etch.
> I have been trying to debug DCC (I downloaded and compiled)... checking 
> the output of
> spamassassin -t -D -C /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf < /tmp/test
> (/tmp/test is a known spam email in full form)
> and then again without -C /etc/Mails.....
> I notice that when I don't have -C, there are a lot more includes 
> (including the sa-updates)  (see further below)

You don't need the -C /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
this file is symlinked to /etc/mail/spamassassin/ and 
automatically detected by SA.
> My questions are:
> 1) Is spam assassin with the mailscanner config missing the update 
> files? (if so, how do I fix?)

nope.. nothing broken.. just don't use the -C switch.

> 2) Any hints on getting DCC working? seems to work great without the -C 
> file (and I have the path correct + use_dcc set to 1)

make sure the plugin is enabled in v310.pre

> Any help appreciated!



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