Running spamassassin on a large number of email messages

Timothy Murphy gayleard at
Thu Sep 4 18:52:13 UTC 2008

I have a directory containing about 50,000 email messages,
of which I am sure over 95% is spam.

What is the best (quickest) way of passing these messages 
through spamassassin, and deleting those that fail the test.

[I'm running spamd under Fedora-9 on the machine in question.]

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail: gayleard /at/
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland

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