[Spambayes] Database error

Tom listmail at athenet.net
Sat Jan 27 01:56:12 CET 2007

At 02:55 PM 1/26/2007 -0600, you wrote:
>     >> The default storage doesn't support multiple writers to the database.
>     Tom> I take this to mean that perhaps I was training on some messages
>     Tom> while my email client was open and actively updating the
>     Tom> database... is that what this might mean?
>Yup.  If you're using the pop3 proxy why would your email client be updating
>the database?

Well, what I meant to say is that the email client initiated a mail 
download, causing the proxy to update the db.

>     >> What version of SpamBayes are you running?  I thought the latest
>     >> version had zodb and zeo options.
>     Tom> Pop3 proxy version is 1.0.4.
>I just rummaged through the change log in the source.  It appears that the
>zodb/zeo support is new in 1.1.  You can try 1.1a2 or 1.1a3, the latest
>versions.  Zodb storage is the default since 1.1a2 was released last April.
>We've been much too long in alpha test for 1.1, but we collectively are
>short on time.  If you decide to upgrade your feedback would be much
>appreciated.  Given that your current database is corrupt I'd just toss it
>instead of trying to convert it from dbm to zodb.

Ok, thanks. I wasn't aware that there was a 1.1 alpha out there yet. How 
dangerous is it to run 1.1a3?

Do either dbm or zodb require other support, e.g. other packages I need to 
download and install?


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