[SURBL-Discuss] Re: No install Problems with 0.10

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Wed Apr 14 14:27:01 CEST 2004


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L. Tran writes:
> ITReading ITReading writes: 
> 
> > Did you remember to copy the .cf file to your spamassassin rules folder?  (I only mention this b/c I tend to forget to do the most obvious of steps). 
> > 
> > If you run spamassassin -D -t on a test message, do you see it attempting to perform the queries? 
> > 
> > -Charles 
> > 
> >>>> Paul Barbeau <Paul at hypernet.ca> 04/13/2004 9:00:36 PM >>>
> > I guess i spoke to soon.. The "make test" works and it looks like the "make
> > install" works however when i send an email through with
> > "http://test.diliberatelybroken.surbl.org/" in it nothing gets tagged.  Is that the correct URL
> > to use to confirm it is working? 
> > 
> > Any ideas? 
> > 
> > Paul
> 
> Hey Paul, 
> 
> Try putting http://example.com in your test message.  It works for me. 

Ah -- I've just realised, that will be a pretty big problem ;)

Jeff, can we change that to another domain? example.com is widely used for
the purpose it's intended for, an "example domain" to use in example URLs,
example email addrs, example whatever.  Adding it to SURBL as the test
domain means that it now gets another, unpleasant meaning -- a good way
to get your mail into the spam folder.  I don't think that'll be 
a good side-effect. :(

Something more like the GTUBE ( http://SpamAssassin.org/gtube/ ) -- ie
a domain that doesn't already exist and is not going to crop up for other
reasons.  Something like http://surbl-org-permanent-test-point.com/ ?

- --j.
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