MailScanner failing after upgrade to RH9
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 21 11:20:51 GMT 2004
At 10:40 21/01/2004, you wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Mike Watson" <mikew at CRUCIS.NET>
>To: <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
>Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 3:30 AM
>Subject: MailScanner failing after upgrade to RH9
> > I had MailScanner 4.23.11 running on my RH 8.0 box. Since RH8.0 isn't
> > supported any longer, I finally upgraded to RH9. After the upgrade, I
> > all the eratta and security fixes. When I restarted RH9, MailScanner
> > Here is what I'm seeing.
> > Starting MailScanner daemons:
> > incoming sendmail: [ OK ]
> > outgoing sendmail: [ OK ]
> > MailScanner: Can't locate MIME/Parser.pm in @INC (@INC
>I think your perl got upgraded from 5.6.1 to 5.8.0 and this means that your
>installed perlmodules are in an old 5.6.1 tree. Since @INC is now showing a
>5.8.0 tree, they can't be found. I suggest you reinstall all needed
>perlmodules for MailScanner
This is a known problem in RedHat 9. They happily allow you to upgrade, but
the module search path in their build of Perl for RedHat 9 doesn't include
any of the directories used in previous versions.
So the upgrade to RH9 completely breaks all your Perl programs :-(
> > contains: /usr/lib/MailScanner
> > /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0
> > /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl
> > /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0/i386-linux-thread-multi
> > /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl
> > /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0 .
> > /usr/lib/MailScanner) at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/MCPMessage.pm
> > 40.
> > BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at
> > /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/MCPMessage.pm line 40.
> > Compilation failed in require at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 51.
> > BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 51.
> > I downloaded 4.25-14 and a number of items failed including Mailtools and
> > parser, TNEF.
> > Any hints where I can start to fix this?
> > I am NOT a full-time admin.
> > Mike W
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