SuSe rpm

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Jun 24 15:51:30 IST 2002

At 15:09 24/06/2002, you wrote:
>I am trying to use the rpm's on a Suse system. I get some failed
>dependencies and I wonder whether the are really needed for MailScanner:
>error: failed dependencies:
>         cpp is needed by mailscanner-3.20-7
>         kernel-headers is needed by mailscanner-3.20-7
>They look like dependencies needed for compiling stuff and not for

These are needed in order to compile bits of the MIME-Base64 decoder module
which is written in C for speed.
You can always try forcing it with "--force" or "--nodeps" to see if you
actually have the relevant stuff installed, but by differently-named RPMs.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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