problem with on non-RPM system

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Aug 2 12:17:34 IST 2004

At 12:03 02/08/2004, you wrote:
>On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 08:42:06 +0100, Julian Field
><mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:
> >At 21:50 01/08/2004, you wrote:
> >>I have a working MailScanner installation on a non-RPM-based Linux
> >>machine. I just attempted to upgrade to 4.32.5 using the
> >>script, but I ran into some problems.
> >
> >In which case use the non-RPM-based distribution of MailScanner.
>I'm pretty sure that's what I did. I downloaded
>from the "Version 4.32.5-1 for Solaris / BSD / Other Linux / Other Unix"
>link.   Like I said, it had a perl-tar directory and lacked a perl-rpm
>directory, though the script was looking for the latter. What am I missing?

It probably spotted an RPM-based system, and so complained about trying to
install the non-RPM distro on an RPM system.

Go into and replace

if [ -x /bin/rpmbuild ]; then
elif [ -x /usr/bin/rpmbuild ]; then
elif [ -x /usr/local/bin/rpmbuild ]; then
elif [ -x /bin/rpm ]; then
elif [ -x /usr/bin/rpm ]; then
elif [ -x /usr/local/bin/rpm ]; then


if /bin/true; then

Julian Field
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