Mailscanner on Debian Woody

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Thu Feb 19 16:22:50 GMT 2004


use CPAN to install the CIDR perl module...???

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

Erik van der Meulen (by way of Erik van der Meulen <erik at AVONDEL.COM>)
> Dear all -
> I am trying to set up Mailscanner on my Debian Woody mail server. On the
> Mailscanner site I have found a document that seems to explain exactly
> how to accomplish this:
> However, the mailscanner package that is currently found in the unstable
> tree is not the same version as mentionned in the document (4.26.7-2
> instead of 4.24.5-1) and it does not install well at all.
> If I do: dpkg --install mailscanner*.deb, I get:
> Selecting previously deselected package mailscanner.
> (Reading database ... 17953 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking mailscanner (from mailscanner_4.26.7-2_all.deb) ...
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mailscanner:
>  mailscanner depends on libnet-cidr-perl; however:
>    Package libnet-cidr-perl is not installed.
>    dpkg: error processing mailscanner (--install):
>    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>    mailscanner
> And if I try to start mailscanner later, I get:
> Starting MailScanner...
> Can't locate Net/ in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/share/MailScanner
> /usr/local/lib/perl/5.6.1 /usr/local/share/perl/5.6.1 /usr/lib/perl5
> /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.6.1 /usr/share/perl/5.6.1
> /usr/local/lib/site_perl/i386-linux /usr/local/lib/site_perl .
> /usr/share/MailScanner) at /usr/share/MailScanner/MailScanner/
> line 34.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at
> /usr/share/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 34.
> Compilation failed in require at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 42.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 42
> Now I am wondering if it would be possible to get this new mailscanner
> running on Woody at all, or if I should try to find the old package
> (4.24.5-1)?
> Any suggestions much appreciated!
> --
>   Erik van der Meulen <e.van.der.meulen at>


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