[Pkg-exim4-users] spamassassin headers

Chris nws at cevnet.mine.nu
Fri Apr 21 18:31:55 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 19:36 +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:

> The documentation could spell out louder that
> any alterations spamassassin or that a virus-scanner made to the
> message are discarded, as it acts only on a temporary copy. It
> currently says:
> | All the content-scanning facilites work on a MBOX copy of the message
> | that is temporarily created in a file called:
> | <spool_directory>/scan/<message_id>/<message_id>.eml
> | 
> | The .eml extension is a friendly hint to virus scanners that they can
> | expect an MBOX-like structure inside that file. The file is created
> | when the first content scanning facility is called. Subsequent calls
> | to content scanning conditions open the same file again. The directory
> | is recursively removed when the acl_smtp_data ACL has finished
> | running, unless
> | 
> | control = no_mbox_unspool
> | 
> | has been encountered. 

Thanks, it is more or less clear to me now. I had some preconceptions
about the way it would work based on experience with *-light and spamc.
The acl path is a different one with different results. I may check out
sa-exim later. 

Thanks for your responses.

Chris <nws at cevnet.mine.nu>

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