Fedora 14 Update: spambayes-1.1-0.2.a6.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2010-18718
2010-12-09 21:27:37
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Name        : spambayes
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 1.1
Release     : 0.2.a6.fc14
URL         : http://spambayes.sourceforge.net
Summary     : Bayesian anti-spam filter
Description :
SpamBayes will attempt to classify incoming email messages as 'spam', 'ham'
(good, non-spam email) or 'unsure'. This means you can have spam or unsure
messages automatically filed away in a different mail folder, where it won't
interrupt your email reading. First SpamBayes must be trained by each user to
identify spam and ham. Essentially, you show SpamBayes a pile of email that
you like (ham) and a pile you don't like (spam). SpamBayes will then analyze
the piles for clues as to what makes the spam and ham different. For example;
different words, differences in the mailer headers and content style.  The
system then uses these clues to examine new messages.

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Update Information:

That is a big update which includes a lot of fixes and other changes, additions.
Sadly spambayes was never updated in Fedora within the last 3 years. So please backup your data (if important), read the Changelog included in the RPM and test it.
If you're one of the bsddb users:
"The bsddb solution is problematic, in that users' databases sometimes get corrupted, but we don't know what causes that."
"New backends, particularly ZODB/ZEO, have been added, and the SQL backends improved."
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Dec 10 2010 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> - 1.1-0.2.a6
- Add exec permission for modules that can be run directly
- Remove references to unused patch
- Add missing dependency on python-lockfile (#661942)
* Sun Sep 12 2010 Thomas Janssen <thomasj at fedoraproject.org> 1.1-0.1.a6
- update to 1.1a6
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #652113 - [abrt] spambayes-1.0.4-10.fc14: __init__.py:364:hashopen:DBNoSuchFileError: (2, 'No such file or directory')
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=652113
  [ 2 ] Bug #661942 - [abrt] spambayes-1.1-0.1.a6.fc14: safepickle.py:7:<module>:ImportError: No module named lockfile
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=661942
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update spambayes' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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