Could not open Bayes rebuild lock file /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/Locks/MS.bayes.rebuild.lock, No such file or directory

Kai Schaetzl maillists at
Tue Jan 6 15:51:25 GMT 2009

Julian Field wrote on Tue, 06 Jan 2009 15:37:24 +0000:

> It's created so that, when one MailScanner child starts an expiry run of 
> the SA Bayes database, other children know not to do the same.

Hm, so it's only created when an expiry gets started? How does MS get to 
know this? I mean it's SA that determines if it's time or not, not MS.
The obvious short-term workaround for those people experiencing the problem 
then is to set bayes_auto_expire to 0 until the real solution is available.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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