Safe to upgrade SpamAssassin?

Chris W. Parker cparker at SWATGEAR.COM
Mon Jun 2 20:54:28 IST 2003

Julian Field <mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:

> At 20:32 02/06/2003, you wrote:
> > Chris W. Parker <> wrote:
> > 
> > > I'll give it a shot and let everyone know how it goes.
> > 
> > The CPAN thing didn't work. It continuously timed out when trying to
> > connect to So I tried rebuilding the source rpm, that
> > didn't work either*. Then I just downloaded the i386.rpm and
> > installed that. As far as I know it's installed and working. How
> > can I verify what version of SA is being used?
> The problem with the i386.rpm is that on many versions of many OS's
> it gets the paths wrong and won't actually work. If you are lucky,
> then perl use Mail::SpamAssassin;
> print $Mail::SpamAssassin::VERSION . "\n";
> (then press Ctrl-D and it will print the version number).

Says 2.55. Does that indicate all is well?


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