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bug #11179: spamass-milter generates Could not extract score from <>

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Submitted on:  Tue 30 Nov 2004 11:25:08 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
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Tue 30 Nov 2004 11:25:08 PM UTC, original submission:  

I'm running the latest CVS with SpamAssassin 3.0.1, not that it matters for this particular issue:

Unless you have spamc/spamd specifically configured to handle messages larger than 250k, then spamc won't hand off the message to spamd and consequently, SpamAssassin won't scan the message.

When spamass-milter tries to look for the appropriate SpamAssassin header, it will of course not be there and hence you see the following error:

spamass-milter: Could not extract score from <>

While you can configure spamc/spamd to have a higher tolerance for very large messages, in reality, messages of that size (with really big attachments usually) are almost certainly not spam and processing them would be a waste of resources.

spamass-milter should either silently ignore the lack of a SpamAssassin header and recognize that it hasn't been processed, or there should be some sort of command-line option to disable this message for this particular case.  I presume other people have run across this issue as well.



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