yum upgrade trouble

shuttlebox shuttlebox at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 15:22:09 IST 2008

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Stephen Swaney <steve at fsl.com> wrote:
> Jan-peter,
> We'll shortly be announcing a version of MailScanner with all related
> applications that is completely rpm based using our own yum repositories.
> MailScanner, SpamAssassin, Razor ClamAV, DCC and Bayes (using Postgres) will
> all be installed on CentOS 5 / RH 5 simply by running:
>   yum -y groupinstall MailScannerGold
> Best of all of the Perl Packages and all of their dependencies are separated
> from the system libraries. This allows MailScanner and the related
> applications as well as the system itself to be safely updated by simply
> running;
>     yum -y update
> Now more Perl conflicts since our schema eliminates all of the Perl related
> problems.
> This will be a subscription based service with IP based secure keys required
> to access the repositories. Along with access to the repositories,
> subscribers will receive reduced support hourly rates.
> It will be available for testing very shortly. What do you think?

That's what I do for Solaris, everything MailScanner needs, including
Perl itself, is separated from the OS so updates to the latter doesn't
disturb MailScanner.

Complete system with all dependencies pulled in automatically:

# pkg-get -i mailscanner clamav spamassassin


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