[Spambayes] filtering in the face of disk quotas or full disks

T. Alexander Popiel popiel at wolfskeep.com
Fri Mar 21 22:28:44 EST 2003


In message:  <15996.275.455989.47435 at montanaro.dyndns.org>
             Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:
>
>    >> Has anybody thought about how any of the Spambayes tools would
>    >> perform in the face of disk quotas or full disk partitions?
>
>    Alex> Very poorly.  I think that'd send it straight into DB corruption.
>
>I'm less concerned with database corruption than loss of email.  For stuff
>like hammiefilter, the database is opened read-only anyway.

Eh, in that case, it's not spambayes's problem.  Mail delivery is
outside the scope of a classifier.  At most, pop3proxy's private
cache would be affected... but I don't think that's how you'd be
using the system in a server-based environment.

- Alex



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