[Spambayes] POP3 Issues

Adam Walker adam.walker at rbwconsulting.com
Sun Dec 28 18:15:14 EST 2003

In pythonwin, when you click run script, in the dialog that appears 
enter "install" on the line that read "arguments" instead of after the 
script. Or just open a command prompt and type the commands in there. eg.
python setup.py install
...or if you don't have your path setup...
C:\python23\python setup.py install

Doug Nurmi wrote:

 >I did a bit of purging and cleaning of the system.  This time I did get a
 >clean install of Python and the Win32 Extensions.  I unzipped the 
 >into a folder.  Apparently I did not something correct I did not see
 >SpamBayes in my Outlook.   I resorted to the quick and dirty 
 >and loaded that method.
 >Right now I cannot get it to cooperate in setting up the POP3 Proxy 
 >I suspect I am not doing something correct procedurally.
 >I can run python setup.py.  I cannot run the line "python setup.py 
 >I was using the Pythonwin RUN feature, but it ignores the install 
part.  It
 >will happily run python setup.py.  Does 'install' go as an argument or 
 >Same thing with the POP3 stuff "pop3proxy_service.py install".
 >And then where do I run "net start pop3proxy"?
 >Sorry to appear to be a bit ignorant, but I am apparently missing 
 >you consider to be intuitively obvious.  Thanks for the help.
 >Below is message from Pythonwin.
 >Traceback (most recent call last):
 >  File
 >s.py", line 310, in RunScript
 >    exec codeObject in __main__.__dict__
 >  File "C:\Program Files\Spambayes Outlook
 >Addin\spambayes-1.0a7\scripts\sb_server.py ", line 100, in ?
 >    import spambayes.message
 >ImportError: No module named spambayes.message
 >Doug Nurmi
 >thenurm at comcast.net
 >-----Original Message-----
 >From: Adam Walker [mailto:adam.walker at rbwconsulting.com]
 >Sent: Sunday, December 28, 2003 12:26 PM
 >To: richie at entrian.com
 >Cc: Doug Nurmi; spambayes at python.org
 >Subject: Re: [Spambayes] POP3 Issues

> Unless you want to use the service or tray icon. Then you'll need
> win32all.
> Richie Hindle wrote:
> | Hi Doug,
> |
> |> The problem occurs at the end of the Win32all load when I get
> |> Python.Server COM failed and assorted error messages.  This put a
> |> wrinkle in the rest of the installation process of trying to set
> |> up the POP3 proxy.
> |
> |
> | As far as I know, the POP3 proxy doesn't depend on win32all even on
> |  Windows, so failure to install win32all shouldn't cause any
> | problems for it.  What output do you get when trying to start
> | sb_server.py?
> |

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