Bayes score question - sort of a rehash

Steve Campbell campbell at CNPAPERS.COM
Wed Dec 28 16:49:42 GMT 2005

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I recalled a while back a thread about the Bayes score not being added to 
the message headers, so I found the old thread but don't know if it 
explained the problem, at least to me. I am not seeing the Bayes_?? scores 
in the headers on one of my servers.

I did have an old improper parm in my spam.assassassin.prefs.conf file, and 
fixed that. My bayes_seen file was huge, so I wiped them clean since 
the --force-expire didn't seem to help. I am running 4.36 and am planning an 
upgrade of MS/ClamAV/SA/MW as soon as I get the machine to myself. So here 
is my question:

At what point do the Bayes_00, etc start showing up again. I have enough 
spam emails, but not enough ham emails, in my new Bayes DBs. Should I see 
something before I reach 200 of both, or should I see something with just 
the 200+ spam entries. I did not use FSL's starter DB files. My DB files are 
growing, so I know they are being used.

Thanks for any insight and sorry for the rehashing of this problem.

Steve Campbell
campbell at
Charleston Newspapers

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