Problems with SA/Mailscanner using different perl versions

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 16 18:20:29 GMT 2004

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I think the book covers a lot of this. Do others agree?

What do you mean about multiple copies of files? Other applications may
happen to use the filenames I do, but that's not something I can control.

I don't run the mailing list server, you could direct this to their help

Mark Fyvie wrote:

>Thanks Julian,
>        That did the trick. Just as a side note, I think it would be a
>really great idea if there were a document that described all the various
>components in mailscanner (and its implementation of spamassassin). For
>example, what calls what right from the beginning, and where are various
>things configured. For example, MailScanner.conf is not the only
>configuration file, and sometimes multiple copies of files might exist in
>different parts of the system, and it can be struggle to determine which
>ones are being read. Maybe I'm just a bit slow but it took me a long time of
>reading various documents, and googling all over the place to try and figure
>out which files were related to which.
>        Just my two cents worth...
>P.S. Google hasn't seemed to have indexed the archives of this list. Not
>sure if that is deliberate, but it would make it easier for people trying to
>solve mailscanner problems (imho)

Julian Field
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