[Mimedefang] summary of site-wide bayes with SA 2.5 and MD?

Jay Levitt jay-defang at shopwatch.org
Wed Feb 26 18:06:01 EST 2003

Nels wrote:

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nels Lindquist" <nlindq at maei.ca>
To: <mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 5:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Mimedefang] summary of site-wide bayes with SA 2.5 and MD?

> On 26 Feb 2003 at 11:39, Jay Levitt wrote:
> > Well, at the moment, there's a bug.. I'm not clear if it's completely
> > preventing working or just spewing errors to the log, but SA 2.5 tries
> > chmod the bayes_msgcount and bayes_journal files, which won't work if
> > not the owner, which (since you most likely have both sendmail and
> > trying to write to it) it won't always be...
> Why would sendmail be trying to write to it?  As long as the bayes_*
> files are owned by defang, everything seems to work fine.

In my case (and I would think others), because I've got spamtrap addresses
that alias to |/usr/bin/spamassassin.

The bug's been fixed in CVS, I'm told.


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