Development info?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sun Aug 24 22:15:02 IST 2008

Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
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> Julian Field wrote:
>> /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/CustomFunctions/, it could
>> not be "require"d. Make sure the last line of the file says "1;" at
>> /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 624
> Without the debugging this is all you get. The error could be anything
> but this line points in a rather specific direction al the time.
> Rewording this line to be more generic would push me sooner to looking
> at another section instead of that one line. Now I spend some time
> thinking wether or not an empty line could be the problem. While it was
> in fact a missing " somewhere else.
I think requiring you to do a "MailScanner --lint" to check the syntax 
of your Custom Functions is okay.

> With fingers not always doing exactly what I want them to do I am used
> to finding typo's in every line I write. But when an error points to
> something specific I start looking for the indicated error.
> Rephrasing it in the next version will prevent such misunderstandings.
Suggested wording?
> Hugo.
> PS: I spotted and fixed 15 finger mismatches in this simple message
> before I did send it. Just curious how many I still missed.
Learn to type more accurately? :-)


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