Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 227622
Unable to pass argument to sa-update
Last modified: 2008-05-06 15:10:42 EDT
As there is a standartized cron script now to utilize sa-update, please allow
pass arguments to this command. Use /etc/sysconfig/spamassassin to set
$SAUPDATEOPT, and use this in /usr/share/spamassassin/sa-update.cron:
if [ -f /etc/sysconfig/spamassassin ]; then
These argument are necessary to be able to alter sa-update default behaviour.
Also I dislike output (echo commands with mailing to root by cron daemon) in
this file even there is no (error) output. Please remove it along with tee
commad and redirection of output in the file /etc/cron.d/sa-update. Unix-like
style is to report nothing when there is no error.
There is also a possibility to add -D (--debug [area=n,...]) argument to the
sa-update to get output mailed if one need it.
I have since silenced it so it no longer generates mail.
What regular use case is there to have options to sa-update?
Debug is not a good case, because you can just add it manually to the script and
watch it temporarily during your debugging.
I'd say the configuration of alternate or additional channels is a reasonable
Yes. That's it. Thank you a lot.
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