DCC install not going well

Michele Neylon:: Blacknight.ie michele at BLACKNIGHT.IE
Tue Oct 25 20:08:17 IST 2005

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Chris W. Parker wrote:
> Hello,
> I am (trying) to follow along with
> http://wiki.mailscanner.info/doku.php?id=documentation:anti_spam:spamass
> assin:plugins:dcc:dccifd_install but I seem to have done something
> wrong. Possibly downloaded the wrong package or what I don't know.

It looks to me like you've tried to install the wrong package. Check the
archives - the correct link was supplied a couple of days ago

> I downloaded dcc.tar.Z from www.dcc-servers.net/dcc/. I unpacked it and
> ran ./configure, make, and make install ''. There was an error with make
> install '' so I did just make install and that seemed to work.
> When I ran ./configure I got the following message:
> look for sendmail milter library in
> ./../sendmail/obj.Linux.2.6.9-11.EL.i686
>         *** cannot build dccm without sendmail headers in ./../sendmail
>                 and libraries in
> ./../sendmail/obj.Linux.2.6.9-11.EL.i686 ***

It's asking for the sendmail headers, which are part of the
sendmail-devel (or similar) package

> I have no idea what this means so I went ahead (as indicated above) and
> ran install and make install anyway since I thought maybe that message
> was just a defualt message and not necessarily an error.

Read the error message :)

> Then I turned on debugging for both MailScanner and Spamassassin and
> restarted MailScanner but I never saw any messages regarding DCC.

You won't as you don't have it installed properly

> In /etc/mail/spamassassin/init.pre I have the following line
> uncommented:
> loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC
> In /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf I have the following:
> dcc_path /usr/local/bin/dccproc
> # To stop DCC checks, uncomment the following line
> #  use_dcc              0
> When I go to /usr/local/bin/ I see that cdcc and dccproc are white with
> a red background. What does that mean?

That's just how your bash profile renders them

The Perl information is irrelevant as DCC doesn't use Perl

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