On 2002-03-29, 00:21:16 (-0600), Mike Loiterman wrote:
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> Few questions:
> * I initinatlly ran the testall script as described in the manual.
> Several tests failed. Upon reading the readme for the test script, I
This is not normal, something is wrong with your installation - most
likely that you haven't installed all of the prerequisite perl modules.
Check the result files in results.def/ for error messages.
> noticed that I needed to rename the test.conf.sample to test.conf and
> create a directory to store the files in. Then I reran the script
That's only for people who want to regression test using their own
configurations, before upgrading to a new release. Doing this creates
a baseline based on the current configuration and helps you track
changes in the behavior of the program between releases - if your
current config is broken then "success" only means that things are
> * Do you have to use a /etc/sanitizer.cfg file?
> * Are the defaults acceptable for production use?
In the recent releases the defaults are relatively safe.
> * Is there a place I can download production level *.cfg files?
> * Why isn't there a sample sanitizer.cfg file included? Have I just
> missed it?
I'm lazy? :) There are samples in the manual.
> * I'm using Hardin's original mail sanitizer. What, if any, are the
> advantages to switching to the Anomy version?
Anomy does a better job decoding complex MIME messages. Anomy also allows
you to plug in a third-party virus scanner if you like.
> * How often are updates released?
As necessary / when I have time.
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