[Spambayes] BadIMAPResponseError: "Cannot find saved message"

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Wed Nov 1 18:38:18 CET 2006

David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> writes:

>> I found that I'm not the first person to see this error message:
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/spambayes-dev/2004-November/003232.html
> And not the last either.  I can confirm that I've seen the same
> effect.
> Unfortunately, IIRC, nobody is actively maintaining sb_imapfilter.py
> because none of the spambayesians really understands IMAP well.  We
> need someone who understands the protocol to fix these things.

I believe this may be due to a race condition as described in
which might explain why
says that adding debugging output cures the problem.  It's probably
safe when training, but I just lost a whole lotta messages when
classifying because of this bug :(

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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