[Mimedefang] Rules Location

Mike Carlson mike at mcarlson.net
Wed Nov 3 11:01:00 EST 2004


Hmmm... well the documentation for SA says to not modify the rules in /usr/local/share/spamassassin because they are over written during installs:
 
http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/WhereDoLocalSettingsGo
 
Thats where my confusion comes from. If I put them in /usr/local/share/spamassassin/ then they will be overwritten the next time I upgrade SA. I dont feel like uploading all the rules again when I upgrade.
 
--Mike Carlson
mike at mcarlson.net
http://www.uselessthoughts.com
 

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From: mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com on behalf of Sven Willenberger
Sent: Wed 11/3/2004 9:31 AM
To: mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com
Subject: Re: [Mimedefang] Rules Location



On Wed, 2004-11-03 at 09:21 -0600, Mike Carlson wrote:
> I have MIMEDefang/SA installed on FreeBSD and there are two location where the .cf files are stored. I am wondering which location is the right one.
> 
> I have rule files here:
> 
> /usr/local/etc/mail/spamassassin/
> 
> /usr/local/share/spamassassin/
> 
> Thanks,
> --Mike
> 
>
With MD, the rules in /usr/local/share/spamassassin are used.
The /usr/local/etc/mail/spamassassin directory does contain init.pre
which is needed by SA to preload any additional modules (like SURBL) in
version 3.0.x

Sven

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