Upgrading from 4.37 (I know, I know, it's OLD)

Diane Rolland drolland at kdinet.com
Mon Feb 20 13:29:08 GMT 2006


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Subject: Re: Upgrading from 4.37 (I know, I know, it's OLD)

On 2/19/06, Diane Rolland <drolland at kdinet.com> wrote: 

I am just a bit confused on manually editing the .rpmnew files and running
the upgrade_mailcanner_conf and upgrade_language_conf.

I've manually edited the .rpmnew files to include my custom configs.  I then
renamed the .rpmnew files to the regular file names. 

When I got to run the upgrade script, I'm getting:

If you are using the RPM distributions then try this:

cd /etc/MailScanner
upgrade_MailScanner_conf MailScanner.conf MailScanner.conf.rpmnew >
mv -f MailScanner.conf MailScanner.old
mv -f MailScanner.new  MailScanner.conf

You shouldn't edit the rpmnew files. Just follow the instructions above and
MailScanner.conf will be updated with the new options and old options will
have your previous values.

I use the diff command for the other files, like filename.rules.conf and

Thanks; I've downgraded and will try the entire process again later.
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