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Thu Nov 15 21:26:07 GMT 2007
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Steve Freegard wrote:
> Hi Jules,
> Julian Field wrote:
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>> Also, is it worth me changing the default spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>> file to set this on all new installations?
> I'm neutral for a change to spam.assassin.prefs.conf - it does more
> good than harm IMO and is something I frequently change when tuning
> systems, but it might be best left as a tuning option for the admin to
>> Or should I specifically *not* change to this setting for some good
> From the docs:
> If this option is set, whenever SpamAssassin does Bayes learning,
> it will put the information into the journal instead of directly
> into the database. This lowers contention for locking the
> database to execute an update, but will also cause more access to
> the journal and cause a delay before the updates are actually com-
> mitted to the Bayes database.
But when *does* the journal get committed to the Bayes database itself?
Julian Field MEng CITP
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