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Date:      Wed, 21 Feb 2007 12:34:02 -0800 (PST)
From:      Derrick <dmacpher@vfs.com>
To:        Kevin Kinsey <kdk@daleco.biz>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SpamAssassin and the nonexistent home directory.
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.44.0702211231180.87185-100000@mail.vfs.com>
In-Reply-To: <45DCA55B.4030504@daleco.biz>

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On Wed, 21 Feb 2007, Kevin Kinsey wrote:

> Derrick wrote:
> > I'm confused as to why on box #1 I have in /etc/rc.conf:
> >
> > spamd_enable="YES"
> > spamd_flags="-c -u spamd -H /var/spool/spamd -m 10"
> >
> > And spamd is writing to /var/spool/spamd/.spamassassin
> >
> > on box #2 and #3, I have the exact same settings yet I see:
> >
> > /nonexistent/.spamassassin/auto-whitelist.lock: No such file or directory
> > Feb 21 00:06:44 mail spamd[39002]: auto-whitelist: open of auto-whitelist
> > file failed: locker: safe_lock: cannot create tmp lockfile
> >
> > /nonexistent/.spamassassin/auto-whitelist.lock.xxx.xxx.xxx.39002 for
> > /nonexistent/.spamassassin/auto-whitelist.lock : No such file or directory
> > Feb 21 00:06:44 mail spamd[39002]: bayes: locker: safe_lock: cannot create
> > tmp lockfile /nonexistent/.spamassassin/bayes.lock.xxx.xxx.xxx.39002 for
> > /nonexistent/.spamassassin/bayes.lock: No such file or directory
>
> Well, first I'd check that /var/spool/spamd does exist on both boxes.
> Probably then I would try `id` and `finger` perhaps, on the spamd user,
> and hope that the output might give me a clue.


Ya they are all identical in those regards.




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