MailScanner 4.34.8 wont start

Oliver Rooney oliverr at TRAYPORT.COM
Mon Oct 4 16:32:03 IST 2004

I have just ugraded from 4.25.14 to 4.34.8, on Debian Woody with a 2.2.20
kernel, perl 5.6.1. I used upgrade_mailscanner_conf, and then moved all
files from /opt (where 4.25.14 is installed) to /usr/local/share and
adjusted paths in conf file accordingly.

However if I run check_mailscanner no mail is delived and MailScanner
logs "MailScanner[16086]: MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner version 4.34.8
starting..." every 10 seconds and the PID increments.

If run with "Debug = Yes" in Mailcanner.conf I get "Starting MailScanner...
In Debugging mode, not forking...
Undefined subroutine &MailScanner::Config::initialise called
at /usr/local/share/MailScanner/bin/MailScanner line 404."

Now "sub initialise" is defined in /usr/local/share/MailScanner-
4.34.8/lib/MailScanner/ but it is not in /opt/MailScanner-4.25-
14/lib/MailScanner/ Which seems to me like a possible problem,
but my powers of perl wizardry are too weak to work out a solution.

Many thanks,

Oliver Rooney

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