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Re: installation problem

From: Michael Scheidell <michael.scheidell_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Dec 31 2011 - 21:30:30 GMT
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On 12/31/11 1:41 PM, 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
as you saw, sa no longer distributes rules with package.

You used NetBSD, right? did you install from SA source, or did you use
NetBSD ports?

try running sa-update -D, see what it did.

> 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.
utweak. you need rules.

> NetBSD 4.01, working as root. What is amiss?

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