Problem with in mailscanner v.2.52-2

Nick Phillips nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM
Fri Oct 19 09:39:15 IST 2001

On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 10:23:11PM +0100, Khalid Hosein wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Oct 2001 22:05:39 +0100, Julian Field <jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
> wrote:
> >At 19:23 18/10/2001, you wrote:
> >>Hello, I just installed and configured mailscanner 2.52-2, but I've been
> >>getting the following error:
> >>Can't locate object method "new" via package "MIME::Parser::FileInto" at
> >>  /usr/local/MailScanner/bin/ line 68.
> >>I've been pouring through my Perl Modules looking for the problem, but
> can't
> >>find anything. I'm running version 5.411 of MIME::Tools and version 5.6.0
> of
> >>perl on Redhat 7.0 with a 2.4.2 kernel.
> >
> >I would recommend you try using the versions of the perl modules I supply
> >with the RPM distribution of MailScanner. Many versions of MIME-tools are a
> >bit dodgy.
> Yep, that's what I'm using.

Are you sure that that's the version that perl is actually picking up?

I don't know where either Redhat or Julian's packages put the modules,
but it could be that perl finds an older version from somewhere before
getting to the correct version...


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