[Spambayes] flaw in 1.0

Jesse Pelton jsp at PKC.com
Wed Sep 29 14:41:06 CEST 2004


I had no problems upgrading 1.0rc2 to 1.0 on Windows XP SP 1 / Outlook
2003 SP 1.  I did not uninstall rc2 first.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: spambayes-bounces at python.org 
> [mailto:spambayes-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Tony Meyer
> Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 8:18 PM
> To: 'Dan Jeffries'; spambayes at python.org
> Subject: RE: [Spambayes] flaw in 1.0
> 
> > I read the release notes and it says that nothing changed 
> > between RC2 and 1.0.  However, I've installed version 1.0, 
> > fresh, on two Windows XP Service Pack 2, Office 2000 SP 3 
> > machines and the installer crashes while registering with 
> > Outlook.  The same thing happened when I upgraded from RC2 on 
> > my Windows 2000, Outlook 2000 SP 3 machine at home.  The 
> > program seems to work anyway, but still it doesn't leave a 
> > good impression when a program crashes on install!  So 
> > something must have changed between the two releases, because 
> > this didn't happen for me with RC2.
> 
> The only thing that changed was the person (and therefore 
> machine) that
> built the binary (i.e. the packaging process, but nothing internal).
> 
> What sort of crash happened?  Was there any sort of error 
> message presented?
> 
> I've tested the installer on a (fresh) Win2000 OL2000 SP1 
> machine, and on an
> WinXP SP1 OL2002 SP2 machine, and both work fine.  I wonder 
> if this is a
> problem when installing to Outlook 2000 SP3?
> 
> If other people that have installed 1.0 (successfully or not) 
> could let me
> know what version of Windows & Outlook they are using, that 
> would be great.
> 
> =Tony Meyer


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