[Spambayes] A most peculair problem with SB 1

Robert Neuschul robert at imagine.co.uk
Mon Nov 8 12:14:13 CET 2004


Thanks for the reply.

In article <ECBA357DDED63B4995F5C1F5CBE5B1E86C37CA at its-xchg4.massey.ac.nz>, 
Tony Meyer wrote:
>  1. The file that the config files points to as the 'messageinfo' database
> isn't a pickle, it's a bsddb db.  In this case the [Storage]
> persistent_use_database ("Use database for storage") option needs to be set
> to "dbm", or the file needs to be removed to start with a fresh (empty)
> pickle.

Well I hadn't even got as far as editing the ini file so if this was pointing 
at a bsddb.db then it was not of my doing. I shall try deleting the .db and 
try it again.

>  2. Something has gone wrong with the messageinfo pickle (i.e. when it was
> being saved).  CVS now saves to a temp file first to avoid this, but 1.0
> doesn't, so it could be the case.

Now that sounds somewhat more likely. I'll try downloading from the CVS and 
test that version.

> Otherwise, this might be a SpamBayes bug that's causing it to try and load
> the database as a pickle when it has been told not to (I hope not, but it
> could be...).

One hopes it's not that :-)


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