This is a discussion on Re: no sa-update since jan 20 - SpamAssassin ; Matt Kettler a écrit : > mailinglists wrote: >> Hello, >> >> I'm sorry if my question is not in the right place here, but I have >> searched on the net, without finding any answer.... >> >> So, here ...
Matt Kettler a écrit :
> mailinglists wrote:
>> I'm sorry if my question is not in the right place here, but I have
>> searched on the net, without finding any answer....
>> So, here is my question : is it normal that I see not update of the
>> rules since 2008 January 20th ? It used to be updated every week ....
>> and I get a lot of spam with viagra ou medecine or MedHelp in the
> I can only speak to the official channel, not openprotect, however,
> much of this will likely apply there too.
> Sa-updates are very sporadic, and the latest sa-update for 3.2.x at
> this time is dated January 14th, 2008. sa-updates aren't scheduled nor
> automatic, so expecting them weekly will result in disappointment.
> Sometimes they happen multiple times in one day, sometimes not for
> months at a time.
> sa-update's get made when several things happen all together: a
> developer sees a need (i.e.: a new kind of spam), has time to make a
> new rule, and that tests out very well.
> Right now, I suspect most of the development effort is being consumed
> trying to get 3.3.0 out the door.
> If you want to see the history of sa-updates for the official channel,
> you can take a look at the SVN tags:
> If you look at the starting part of a tag, ie:
> sa-update_3.2_20080114144817, this will tell you it's a sa-update for
> version 3.2. The start of the numbers is actually a date stamp in
> YYYYMMDD format, so this one was published in 2008, January, 14th.
> (The rest is likely a GMT timestamp, suggesting it was published at
> 14:48:17, but I've never bothered to check if that's true..)
Thank you for your answers. I will try to re-build my MTA, because I
think, there is something wrong since updates. I will follow all your
And I will wait for the 3.3.0 version of SA !