[Spambayes] SpamBayes 1.0.4
tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Wed Mar 30 01:59:08 CEST 2005
> I have just this morning downloaded v1.0.4 of SpamBayes Outlook
> plugin binary. Unfortunately, when I (re)start Outlook I get the
> "SpamBayes could not be initialised" message. The log file is
> attached - something to do with python? The plug-in is enabled
> in the Outlook COM plugs-in options page. I have restarted, but
> to no avail.
> A couple of weeks ago, I tried with v1.0.3, but I couldn't even
> get the plug-in to enable in Outlook (although it was listed).
> For your information, I am running Outlook 2000 SR-1 (220.127.116.1127)
> under NT 4.00.1381 (SP 6)
Unfortunately, it appears that 1.0.3/1.0.4 do not work with NT 4:
[ 1115105 ] Binary will not work with NT
I believe that the problem is a bug with the pywin32 package, which
SpamBayes uses. Although this bug has been fixed in pywin32, there hasn't
been a new release of that package for a while, which means that 1.0.3 uses
the same version as 1.0.4. When there is a new release available, then
SpamBayes will definitely use that. I might look at manually patching the
version we use for 1.1a1 so we can at least verify that this is indeed the
As far as I know, 1.0.1 will work with NT, however, so for the moment I
recommend using that, if possible.
(You can monitor the tracker above, or just look for the bug id# in the
release notes, to see when we believe it is fixed).
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