problem starting MailScanner: dual perl config on raq4

Scott Silva ssilva at
Tue Oct 24 16:36:11 IST 2006

Pete Smith spake the following on 10/24/2006 4:54 AM:
> Hi all
> I have a problem starting MailScanner on a raq4. The raq has all updates 
> installed.
> I've gone down the route of installing perl5.8 in /usr/local/bin as the 
> original perl is still required in /usr/bin (raq admin interface breaks if 
> perl is updated).
> I carefully followed the instructions at 
> but when I get to staring MailScanner, it pukes with the following output:
> MailScanner:       Can't locate Time/ in @INC (@INC 
> contains: /usr/lib/MailScanner /usr/lib/perl5/5.00503/i386-
> linux /usr/lib/perl5/5.00503 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005/i386-
> linux /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005 . /usr/lib/MailScanner) 
> at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 65.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 65.
> This looks like more of a perl issue than a MailScanner one. However, seeing 
> as this list is likely populated by people who have had this issue before, I 
> thought I'd ask here.
> Anyone care to poke me gently in the right direction?
> BTW, I've RTFM and STFW but can't find any answer that doesn't say "why are 
> you using a raq" or "use centos" or somesuch.
> Pete Smith
There is this howto;

If you are in need of something newer for your raq4, you can try BlueQuartz.
It is CentOS with the open sourced raq frontends.


MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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