Maarten wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm setting up a gateway spamfilter mailserver. And I like to be able
> to give with spamc the path to the user_prefs file for the right
> domain. So the user does not exists, so I can not use the -U option.
>
> I have read this patch
> http://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassi...ug.cgi?id=4405 and I was
> wondering if this is the only solution? Or will it become possible
> with a future version?


Can you use the--virtual-config-dir option to spamd? This would allow
you to use spamc -u, but the user invoked is a virtual user that is
just a directory name, and doesn't cause spamd to try to setuid to it.