Always Looked Up Last

DAve dave.list at
Thu Jun 22 21:31:02 IST 2006

I got hit this morning with an issue where the MailWatch logging script 
failed and MailScanner ground to a halt. Is there a way I can make 
MailScanner ignore a failure to load a CustomFunction and continue on?

The error in the logs was,
Jun 22 10:42:19 avhost1 MailScanner[90509]: Could not use Custom 
Function code MailScanner::CustomConfig::InitMailWatchLogging, it could 
not be "eval"ed. Make sure the module is correct with perl -wc

Not done troubleshooting yet, the system has been running 18 days so I 
know that MS has restarted, no changes have been made in that time 
either. I've confirmed that DBI is working with a short per script, so I 
don't believe that is the issue.

If MailScanner would have just stopped loading and 
continued as normal (Always Looked Up Last = no) I would be in a better 
place right now.

I'll take a look at it, but I'm a Perl >= Bash guy, no real experience 
with Perl in the application area. I could use a leg up.



PS. Julian, my feature request for MS would be that it passes over third 
party functions that fail to load ;^)

Three years now I've asked Google why they don't have a
logo change for Memorial Day. Why do they choose to do logos
for other non-international holidays, but nothing for

Maybe they forgot who made that choice possible.

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