Ned Slider wrote:
> Thomas Zastrow wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a new server where I installed Spamassassin. Next, I took a
>> maildir with a lot of spam and learned the filter:
>>
>> sa-learn --spam --showdots /path/to/maildir
>>
>> As I understand it, this creates a bayes database in my home directory
>> under .spamassassin
>>
>> Now, I added the line
>>
>> bayes_path /path/to/.spamassassin
>>

>
> I think that should be:
>
> bayes_path /path/to/.spamassassin/bayes
>
> and the bayes dir should contain your bayes_journal, bayes_seen and
> bayes_toks files.
>


Oops - see John's reply - it's not a 'bayes' directory, but a prefix to
the bayes_* files in /path/to/.spamassassin. Sorry, my mistake.

> Keep training Bayes with a good selection of spam and ham. My Bayes is
> 99% effective at catching spam with less than 1% falling in the middle
> as uncategorised.
>