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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2002 04:17:53 -0800
From:      Jim Mock <>
To:        dick hoogendijk <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions <>
Subject:   Re: procmail and anti-spam
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On Monday, December 30, 2002, at 04:05  AM, dick hoogendijk wrote:
>> Take a look at spamprobe in /usr/ports/mail/spamprobe.  It uses
>> Bayesian analysis and catches about 99% of the spam I get (and I get 
>> a *ton*).  Also see for 
>> more information.
> Everybody who reacted I say "thank you!"
> I'm gonna try a few filter programs to see what does the job best.
> Beginning with spamassassin (of maybe spamoracle or spamprobe).
> In all cases I have to adjust the local mailer statement in my
> sendmail. It runs the way it came out-of-the-box (fbsd-4.7R)
> Local mail is *not* delivered by procmail by default.
> I think I have to put the following lines into
> define(`PROCMAIL_MAILER_PATH',`/usr/bin/procmail')
> FEATURE(local_procmail,`',`procmail -t -Y -a $h -d $u')
> MAILER(procmail)dnl
> Am I right about this or do I put them in

Spamprobe doesn't require any changes to sendmail, you only need to 
tweak your .procmailrc.

- jim

jim mock <mij@{soupnazi|opendarwin}.org>     

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