[sylpheed:32394] Re: Junk filter problem

Bob White bob at bob-white.com
Wed Jun 4 22:07:24 JST 2008

On Wed, 4 Jun 2008 01:55:34 -0300
John Coppens <john at jcoppens.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Jun 2008 13:13:37 -0300
> John Coppens <john at jcoppens.com> wrote:
> > > Good luck finding an answer to the problem.  You might try
> > > re-installing bogofilter in case something got corrupted on your disk.
> > 
> > That was the first thing I did, when I detected the first problem, but
> > it seems that it didn't solve it. I just recompiled Sylpheed again -
> > maybe that helps.
> Ok, just found out where the problem was. I had installed (apparently not
> completely) a new version of glibc, and the gconv modules (for character
> set translation) hadn't been installed correctly (normally
> in /usr/lib/gconv).
> This made bogofilter complain (rather cryptically with 'Segmentation
> fault'), but an strace running bogofilter 'by hand' on the problem message
> showed that gconv was being consulted just at the time. The problem only
> appeared if the incoming message was not in the native character coding,
> and had to be translated.
> I reinstalled the gconv modules, and all is well (for now ;-)
> If I'm mistaken in my theories, I'd appreciate a heads-up.
> John

Hi John,

Glad you got it figured out.  That was a tough one.

Bob W.

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