Weired Error

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Jun 6 18:03:40 IST 2003

If you have changed the version of Perl you are using, re-install
everything that comes with MailScanner.

At 16:35 06/06/2003, you wrote:
>Hi Julian,
> > This means that your Perl, for some unknown reason, is not picking up the
> > inherited packages correctly.
> > You should be able to simply comment out (or delete) the "debug" lines on
> > lines 2603, 2614, 2624, 2647.
>I will shortly.
> >
> > What version of perl are you running? I have never come across this before,
> > not ever.
>The version that is shipped with FreeBSD is 5.0003, I believe. However, when I
>installed SpamAssassin, I used the following:
>perl -MCPAN -e shell
>prerequisites_policy ask
>install Mail::SpamAssassin
>During the SA install, I was asked to install some dependencies, one of them I
>remember clearly was HTML::Parser. I answered 'y' to the question. Then for
>some strange reason, it installed perl-5.8.0 first, then it installed the
>dependecies and finally SpamAssassin. To eliminate confusion, I
>renamed /usr/bin/perl to /usr/bin/perl-dist and then I created a link
>/usr/bin/perl -> /usr/local/bin/perl
>I have re-installed the FreeBSD system twice already and in the two instances,
>everytime I try to install SA using the above method, perl-5.8.0 gets
>Do you think that's part of the problem?
>Thank you for any insights
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