Getting perl error after installing mailscanner-4.32.5-1 from RPMs

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Aug 2 08:45:47 IST 2004

At 04:00 02/08/2004, you wrote:
>I was running mailscanner 4.26 and have just finished installing the 4.32.5
>from the redhat RPMs (using the script).
>When trying to start mailscanner I get the following:
>service MailScanner start
>Starting MailScanner daemons:
>          incoming sendmail:                                [  OK  ]
>          outgoing sendmail:                                [  OK  ]
>          MailScanner:       Global symbol "$FIELD_NAME" requires explicit
>package name at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 4016.
>Global symbol "$FIELD_NAME" requires explicit package name at
>/usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 4019.
>Compilation failed in require at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 52.
>BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 52.
>                                                            [  OK  ]

What version of MailTools do you have installed?
rpm -q perl-MailTools
perl -MMail::Header -e 'print $Mail::Header::VERSION;'

You should have version 1.50 installed.
Julian Field
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