MaiScanner --debug hangs

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Mon Jun 8 19:44:49 IST 2009

Robert Lopez wrote:
> This may be my confusion: When "MailScanner --lint" runs it creates a
> fake batch of email containing EICAR and virus scans it. My
> expectation is when "MailScanner --debug" runs and it says it is
> "Building a message batch to scan..." that it is doing the same thing
> and building a test batch. But it seems that it is actually waiting to
> build up a batch of emails arriving from postfix?

Yes - it's waiting for mail from Postfix to run in debug, so your
assumption that --debug is the same as --lint it incorrect.


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