Problems with the latest 4.80.7-1 MS

Peter Bonivart bonivart at
Sat Jun 19 23:13:27 IST 2010

On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 11:59 PM, Michael Mansour <micoots at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just upgraded one of my mail servers to this version, and running a MailScanner --lint gives me hundreds of these errors:
> Could not read file / at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 2851
> Syntax error in line 1 of ruleset file /etc/MailScanner/rules/ at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 2798
> and the ruleset file is simply:
> To:     *        %report-dir%/
> I have multiple reports configured so there hundreds more of these type of errors on the lint.
> If I revert back to the older MS 4.79.11, things work fine again.
> Any ideas?

Is it allowed to use variables in rulesets? It seems like it got
expanded to null by looking at the error.


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