perl 5.6 needed?
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon May 13 17:03:57 IST 2002
At 15:32 13/05/2002, you wrote:
>On Fri, 2002-05-10 at 17:50, Nick Phillips wrote:
> > On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 10:24:36PM +0200, Jos Lemmerling wrote:
> > > Hello list,
> > >
> > > I'm trying to install Mailscanner on an Debian Stable server, and i
> > > install Perl 5.6. Is Perl 5.6 really needed? Or can i use Perl
> > > 5.0 also (with all the broken dependecies, than)?
> > >
> > > It seems to be a problem with Debian; Perl could only be upgraded with a
> > > dist-upgrade(?).... I've read a post in the archive from Nick Phillips
> > > about the installation of MailScanner on a Debian Stable Box (installing
> > > libmime-perl and libio-stringy-perl), but i can't find out how to install
> > > Perl 5.6 . If it's needed, anyway...
> > Perl 5.6 definitely *not* wanted by mailscanner... you may need it for
> > spamassassin, though.
>You seem to emphasize that Perl 5.6 is not wanted by mailscanner. Does
>Perl 5.6 slow things down for mailscanner?
No, just 5.6 (particularly 5.6.0) aren't the best products they have produced.
Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ
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