[Spambayes] Re: [spambayes-dev] gdbm error (was Error running pop3proxy.py)

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Mon Sep 8 09:29:03 EDT 2003

    >> return gdbm.open(*args)
    >> error: (11, 'Resource temporarily unavailable')

    Tony> I think this is an actual bug.  When you change the options,
    Tony> everything is reloaded with the new settings, including the
    Tony> database.  This looks to me like gdbm won't let anyone else
    Tony> (including spambayes) open the db while spambayes has it open, ...

I'm not a gdbm user, but that appears to be the case in the two tests I
tried from the Python interpreter prompt.  Multiple readers are allowed, but
if anybody has the file open for write access, nobody else can open it.


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