Bug 440234 - PostgreSQL 8.1 and above shows a lot of warnings "nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal at character ..." when using bayes
Summary: PostgreSQL 8.1 and above shows a lot of warnings "nonstandard use of \\ in a ...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: spamassassin
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Warren Togami
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-04-02 13:21 UTC by Tomasz Ostrowski
Modified: 2008-07-15 08:36 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 3.2.5-1.fc8
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-15 08:36:02 UTC
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Description Tomasz Ostrowski 2008-04-02 13:21:15 UTC
Description of problem:
When using bayes storage using Mail::SpamAssassin::BayesStore::PgSQL module then
a Postgres server logs a lot of warnings:
WARNING:  nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal at character (...)
HINT:  Use the escape string syntax for backslashes, e.g., E'\\'.

There is a patch committed for devel SpamAssassin which fixes this:
https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/attachment.cgi?id=4193&action=view
But I think it will not be backported to SpamAssassin-3.2.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
spamassassin-3.2.4-1.fc7

How reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
  initdb /tmp/pgdata
  postgres -p 65432 -D /tmp/pgdata/ &
  createdb -p 65432 spamd
  createlang -p 65432 plpgsql spamd
  wget \
'http://cvs.apache.org/viewvc/spamassassin/branches/3.2/sql/bayes_pg.sql?view=co'\
   --output-document=/tmp/bayes_pg.sql
  # This file is not packaged, which is another bug
  psql -p 65432 spamd < /tmp/bayes_pg.sql
  echo "bayes_store_module Mail::SpamAssassin::BayesStore::PgSQL" \
    > /tmp/user_prefs
  echo "bayes_sql_dsn DBI:Pg:dbname=spamd" >> /tmp/user_prefs
  sa-learn -p /tmp/user_prefs --spam \
    /usr/share/doc/spamassassin-3.2.*/sample-spam.txt

Actual results:
WARNING:  nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal
LINE 1: select put_tokens(1, '{"\\\\002\\\\023\\\\063\\\\251\\\\326"...
                             ^
HINT:  Use the escape string syntax for backslashes, e.g., E'\\'.
Learned tokens from 1 message(s) (1 message(s) examined)

Expected results:
Learned tokens from 1 message(s) (1 message(s) examined)

Additional info:
perl-DBD-Pg and postgresql-server packages have to be installed.
Postgresql is very good bayes backend as it allows access to be very well
parallelized.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 15:24:31 UTC
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Comment 2 Tomasz Ostrowski 2008-05-14 16:06:43 UTC
Retested on F8, spamassassin-3.2.4-1.fc8.

There was a bug in reproduce procedure, corrected below:

  initdb /tmp/pgdata
  postgres -p 65432 -D /tmp/pgdata/ &
  createdb -p 65432 spamd
  createlang -p 65432 plpgsql spamd
  wget \
'http://cvs.apache.org/viewvc/spamassassin/branches/3.2/sql/bayes_pg.sql?view=co'\
   --output-document=/tmp/bayes_pg.sql
  # This file is not packaged, which is another bug
  psql -p 65432 spamd < /tmp/bayes_pg.sql
  echo "bayes_store_module Mail::SpamAssassin::BayesStore::PgSQL" \
    > /tmp/user_prefs
  echo "bayes_sql_dsn DBI:Pg:dbname=spamd port=65432" >> /tmp/user_prefs
  sa-learn -p /tmp/user_prefs --spam \
    /usr/share/doc/spamassassin-3.2.*/sample-spam.txt


Comment 3 Tomasz Ostrowski 2008-06-16 07:00:25 UTC
Upstream version 3.2.5 was released which has this and other bugs fixed.

Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2008-06-27 17:09:33 UTC
Can you test the packages from: 

http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/spamassassin/3.2.5/

and confirm it's fixed?

Thanks. 

Comment 5 Tomasz Ostrowski 2008-07-15 08:36:02 UTC
Confirming.


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