Procmail, Spamassassin, and /etc/shadow
paul at city-fan.org
Fri Aug 18 13:16:36 UTC 2006
Marc Schwartz wrote:
> Charles A. Crayne wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Aug 2006 07:57:17 +0100
>> Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:
>> :How do you call spamassassin from procmail?
>> In addition to the direct call cited in my previous reply, I have now
>> unearthed an indirect call via a perl script, as follows:
>> . . .
>> open( SPAM, '| spamassassin -e > /dev/null');
>> print SPAM "$message";
>> close( SPAM );
>> . . .
>> -- Chuck
> What happens if you change the call in .procmailrc to:
> :0 fw
> | /usr/bin/spamc
> so that the spamd daemon is used rather than running the spamassassin
> executable each time?
This is much more likely to work properly, since procmail will
transition properly to the spamaassassin client domain this way. And of
course it'll be faster.
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