massive spamassassin database files (Was: RE: Users of RBL's)

Chris Hammond chris at
Fri Jun 30 19:29:04 IST 2006

Ok, thanks for the clarification.

>>> Matt Kettler <mkettler at> 06/30/06 2:18 PM >>> 
Chris Hammond wrote:
> I never noticed before but bayes_seen was almost 90MB.  Supposedly due to a bug
> that was supposed to be fix in SA 3.1.x which I am running from Dag's repo but the
> db was still huge. 

No, it wasn't fixed in 3.1.. they made a *hack* in 3.1 which allows you to
delete bayes_seen without corrupting the whole bayes database.

In SA 3.0 or lower, if your rm'ed bayes_seen you risked having to wipe the whole
bayes db.
MailScanner mailing list
mailscanner at

Before posting, read

Support MailScanner development -  buy the book off the website! 

This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

More information about the MailScanner mailing list