FW: ANNOUNCE: Apache SpamAssassin 3.2.1 available

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Wed Jun 13 09:05:34 IST 2007

The generic tar.gz installer works fine on freebsd....it'll install in
/opt and it's up to you to run the upgrade scripts and symlink
/opt/Mailscanner to the new version when upgrading. But it does mean
rolling back a version is a doddle!

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Koopmann, Jan-Peter
> Sent: 12 June 2007 19:30
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: RE: FW: ANNOUNCE: Apache SpamAssassin 3.2.1 available
> Hi,
> > Has anyone used this package on FreeBSD? I'm not real enamored with
> the
> > ports system any longer. No offense to the MS port maintainer, it
> none taken.
> > always worked for us just fine, it is packaging systems in general I
> > have a problem with.
> I would like to understand this a bit better since I fail to see the
> problem. As long as you keep your ports up to date (which you need to
> one way or the other) you should have no trouble at all. I never tried
> Jules installation script on BSD and have no clue whether or not it
> works.
> Unless there is a damn good reason for doing everything manually I
> really strongly advise against it. Otherwise you could get parallel
> modules etc. Nasty.
> Do you use portmanager or portupgrade?
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