need help installing patches on perl module MIME::tools

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Jan 14 10:12:20 GMT 2003

At 08:41 14/01/2003, you wrote:
>I'm trying to install the prerequisites for MailScanner. I've not
>understood how to apply the 4 patches to install MIME::tools perl
>module. I've tried "patch" command but without success :-(

Get into the directory containing the unpacked mime-tools .tar.gz file, and do
         patch -p1 < mime-tools-patch.txt
If "-p1" doesn't work nicely, then try "-p0". Then do the same command for
each of the other patch files.

>I've another question, concerning perl version. The installation docs
>say MailScanner has been tested on perl 5.8. What about 5.6?

Just needs 5.005 or later.
Julian Field
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