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Stop amavisd-new wrapping long lines in syslog

Update: Newer versions of amavisd-new (certainly 2.6.4-3) have a variable called $logline_maxlen which does exactly what it says on the tin. The rest of this post is therefore of only historic interest. I administer a mail server that uses the popular amavisd-new to perform virus scanning, and spam filtering using SpamAssassin. That server uses Logcheck […]

POSIX file semantics in Windows

Some Background: BTW: In the context of this post, ‘Windows’ always means ‘Windows NT’. The Windows kernel is designed to support multiple independent subsystems – different application environments – atop its native API. The two most common examples of Windows subsystems are the Windows API – formerly known as Win32 and used by the overwhelming […]