<<<No Message Collected>>> [Was Re: SYSERR(root): readqf: cannot open ./df*]

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Dec 17 20:44:07 GMT 2002

At 20:29 17/12/2002, you wrote:
>At 20:18 17/12/2002, you wrote:
>>Julian, thanks for your help!  I think I may have tracked down the cause
>>of the problem - I made some changes just before 5pm which so far seem to
>>be working.  I'll need to wait until mid-morning tomorrow to be sure (when
>>theres a decent volume of mail flowing through the server).  I won't post
>>the details now as its a bit involved & I may not be right - but I will
>>post a follow-up tomorrow.
>An update off-list would be useful, that way I can take a look...
>>(apart from the rpm-build and perl-devel dependencies which I had to work
>>out for myself)  The rpms have a dependency on perl-5.800 but mandrake
>>chose to name their perl package perl-5.8.0, thus the installation fails
>>on this dependency.
>The only dependency on perl is >= 5.005. perl-5.6.0 satisfies with, so I
>don't quite understand why perl-5.8.0 has a problem (it certainly works on
>RH systems).
>>   I simply satisfied myself that I had the necessary packages installed
>>and added --nodeps into the appropriate place in the script.  I suspect
>>theres no easy 'proper' fix, but maybe an argument to the script to try a
>>nodeps installation?
>Not a bad idea.

Done. It suggests it just before trying to install the main MailScanner RPM.
Julian Field
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