Upgrade from 4.10-1 to 4.11-1...

Lewis Bergman lbergman at wtxs.net
Wed Jan 8 14:52:31 GMT 2003

On Wednesday 08 January 2003 07:04 am, Philip Butler wrote:
> Hi all,
> I upgraded from 4.10-1 to 4.11-1 yesterday and ran into a problem that
> others may have seen also.
> First off, the bin/mailscanner file seems to have been renamed to
> bin/MailScanner.  This was easy to fix since I had my own
> check_mailscanner script that kicks things off with my own paths.
> Secondly, I had to modify the bin/MailScanner file (first line only) to
> have:
>                 -I/usr/local/mailscanner/lib
>         instead of
>                 -I/opt/MailScanner/lib
> I install Mail Scanner in the /usr/local/mailscanner directory instead
> of the /opt/MailScanner path.
> QUESTION:  Is there a way that MailScanner can be started with a custom
> -I directive without modifying Julian's distribution ??  I tried adding
> the -I... to the check_mailscanner script but that didn't seem to work.
> It's not a big deal to make this change, however, it makes for one more
> thing to do when Julian updates.  I like seeing the frequent updates
> and just want to make it easier to get them going.
What is wrong with the location and naming of Julian's stuff?
Why not use it as it is designed rather than asking him to change it to fit
your file layout? I can understand a feature request but file location is a
pretty arbitrary thing.
Lewis Bergman
Texas Communications
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Abilene, TX 79602-8044
915-695-6962 ext 115

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