[Mailman-Users] multiple header_filter_rules?

David R Bosso dbosso+lists.mailman at lsit.ucsb.edu
Sun Jun 3 15:42:24 CEST 2007

--On Friday, June 1, 2007 11:32 AM -0700 Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> 

> David R Bosso wrote:
>> --On May 22, 2007 4:53:05 PM -0700 Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
>>> David R Bosso wrote:
>>>> I have 2 rules set up.  For a given test message, Rule 1 does not
>>>> match, and Rule 2 does.  If I have Rule 1 set to discard, and Rule 2
>>>> set to Hold,  the message is discarded.  If I make the single change
>>>> of setting Rule 2 to  Defer, then the message is accepted.
>>> Can you provide the contents of header_filter_rules, ideally from the
>>> output of
>>> bin/dumpdb lists/<listname>/config.pck
>> 'header_filter_rules': [   (   '^Return-Path:
>> (?!(<dbosso at lsit\\.ucsb\\.edu>))',
>>                                   3,
>>                                   False),
>>                               ('^Subject: test', 7, False)],
>>> and a copy of
>>> the test message that illustrates the problem.
>> A mail from me (rule 1 does not match), with the subject "test".
> Sorry for the long delay in following up. I have tried to duplicate this
> and I can't. I have the exact header_filter_rules as above and I send a
> message from me (also doesn't match rule 1) with 'Subject: test' and it
> is held by rule 2.

[whoops. sent this to the list with the wrong address the first time]

Rule 1 is (I thought) Match Return-Path:, only if it's not followed by 
dbosso at lsit.ucsb.edu.  This should discard for any Return Path but my email 
address, did you modify it to match yours, or do I have the (?!...) syntax 


> I have tested with both the current SpamDetect.py rev 8146 and the 2.1.9
> base rev 7750 with the same result. See
> <http://mailman.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mailman/branches/Release_2_1-m
> aint/mailman/Mailman/Handlers/SpamDetect.py?view=log> for more including
> the source of these.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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