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Subject [SpamAssassin Wiki] Updated: WhereDoLocalSettingsGo
Date Mon, 26 Apr 2004 12:31:42 GMT
   Date: 2004-04-26T05:31:42
   Editor: <>
   Wiki: SpamAssassin Wiki
   Page: WhereDoLocalSettingsGo

   Can't put *.cf files in users configuration directoryry

Change Log:

@@ -7,3 +7,11 @@
 If you are an "end user" and do not have update access to /etc/mail/spamassassin, then your
configuration parameters should go into your $HOME/.spamassassin/user_prefs file. Assuming
your mail host's configuration allows for individual configurations, this file is read and
then merged with (and supersedes) site-specific and distribution parameters. (If your host's
configuration does not allow for individual configurations, then chances are you do not have
a $HOME/.spamassassin directory.) 
+Question:  To clarify the above ...
+If you put the *.cf files in /etc/mail/spamassassin theu are applied to all users on the
+If you want to make the rules specific to one user, its different ('''read inconsistent''').
 Putting the *.cf files in the user's $HOME/.spamassassin/ directory won't work, they actually
have to be in the $HOME/.spamassassin/user_prefs file.
+This seems clunky and inconsistent to me.  Could you please confim.

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