SuSE with 4.35.9 and MIME::Base64

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 2 18:05:42 GMT 2004

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There seems to be something *really* weird going on with SuSE 9.1 and
MailScanner-4.35.9. For some reason installing MIME::Base64 removes perl
completely. Fortunately you have to try very very hard to install
MIME::Base64 before it goes and actually does it. Running my
./ isn't enough, so you can safely run that.

To get round this problem, you need to manually install the
perl-MIME-Base64 code. Don't install it from CPAN as it will get
installed in the wrong place.

Do this instead:

cd MailScanner-4.35.9-1
rpm -Uvh perl-MIME-Base64-3.05-2.src.rpm
pushd /usr/src/packages/SPECS
rpmbuild -bp perl-MIME-Base64.spec
cd ../BUILD
cd perl-MIME-Base64-3.05
perl Makefile.PL
make test
make install
./ fast

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