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Re: installation problem

From: John Hardin <jhardin_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Dec 31 2011 - 19:19:32 GMT

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011, John ffitch wrote:

> Run sa-update to pull the rules?

He apparently did that.

Run this and report the results (to pastebin, pls):

         spamassassin --lint -D

> On Sat, 31 Dec 2011, Steve Blinkhorn wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just tried to install spamassassin: everything proceeded normally,
>> AFAIK, but the basic "spamassassin -t' on the provided sample fails
>> because no rules are found (line 400, which looks to my untutored eye
>> like an all-purpose error-spitter). sa-update appears to run, and
>> exits silently. There is a rules directory under the the directory
>> where I ran the installation, and also under usr/pkg/share, and they
>> are both populated with files which look relevant.
>> I tweaked the script so as not to require rules, and it ran and
>> produced output.
>> NetBSD 4.01, working as root. What is amiss?
>> --
>> Steve Blinkhorn <>

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