Jerry Benton jerry.benton at
Mon Feb 1 02:29:24 UTC 2016

If someone could help me figure this out please … 

Ok, the MailScanner package works fine, but it bitches when running “MailScanner —lint”

Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. Specifically, the error below. Note that everything is installed correctly and the files exist with the right permissions. This is with a Postfix install. I have not seen the error on a sendmail install.

You want to use SpamAssassin but have not installed it. at /usr/share/MailScanner/perl/MailScanner/ line 177.
I will run without SpamAssassin for now, you will not detect much spam until you install SpamAssassin. at /usr/share/MailScanner/perl/MailScanner/ line 178.
WARNING: You are trying to use the Processing Attempts Database but your DBI and/or DBD::SQLite Perl modules are not properly installed! at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 1753.
ERROR: Could not connect to SQLite database /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/Processing.db, either I cannot write to that location or your SQLite installation is screwed. at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 1764.

Jerry Benton

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