SA/MS Installer dependencies
ms-list at alexb.ch
Tue Apr 8 16:42:04 IST 2008
On 4/8/2008 3:57 PM, Julian Field wrote:
> Alex Broens wrote:
>> On 4/8/2008 2:51 PM, Julian Field wrote:
>> Alex Broens wrote:
>> >> Jules,
>> >> - Seems SA dependencies are added by the MS installer.
>> >> why?
>> >> This breaks possible SA updates and forces the admin into setup
>> methods which *could* cause isssues in the future
>> >> The one more noticeably missing are
>> >> REQUIRED module missing: HTML::Parser
>> >This is in both packages, as both of them need it.
>> > optional module missing: LWP::UserAgent (for sa-update)
>> > optional module missing: HTTP::Date (for sa-update)
>> > I came across this when I wanted to update an older MailScanner box
>> with the latest SA/Clam installer.
>> >> Could you please keep SA's dependencies in SA's installer and not
>> in MS's
>> >What are you saying do you think is wrong? HTML::Parser is the only
>> >important one here, and is in both the MailScanner and ClamAV+SA
>> >distributions as both of them need it.
>> I see them there... but as said. The installer borked with that msg.
>> Thanks for (hopefully) adding the others required by sa-update:
>> NOTE: the optional LWP::UserAgent module is not installed.
>> NOTE: the optional HTTP::Date module is not installed.
>> The "sa-update" script requires this module to make HTTP
>> If-Modified-Since GET requests.
>> optional module missing: HTTP::Date
> So what you would actually like me to do is add HTTP::Date to the
> SpamAssassin installation package?
AND: If you & other admins agree, LWP::UserAgent and its *immediate*
dependencies to be able to run sa-update out of the box.
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