MailScanner Gold Production yum repository released

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sun Dec 7 19:43:53 GMT 2008

On 6/12/08 12:59, Paul Welsh wrote:
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>> Subject: MailScanner Gold Production yum repository released
>> We're very happy to announce the availability of our new MailScanner
>> Gold Production yum repository subscription service for Red Hat and
>> CentOS 5.x operating systems. This FSL yum repository system provides
>> all of the 70+ applications and Perl modules required to install and
>> maintain MailScanner, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Razor, DCC and a
>> MySQL Bayes
>> database in easy to use rpm formats.
> Has anyone tried this?  I was expecting some comments on this list but
> haven't seen any since the release announcement.  Personally, I've not had
> problems with "Perl module dependency problems" but perhaps I've just been
> lucky.  Upgrading MailScanner can be a bit time consuming having to rejig
> MailScanner.conf with new settings etc but presumably if new settings are
> added in a release I'll still have to do this - the yum repository can't
> make the changes for me.
upgrade_MailScanner_conf already does that bit for you. The yum 
repository does it automatically, whereas you have to run the command by 
hand if you don't use the repository. You don't need to do all the 
settings merging yourself, that would be a horrendous job to do by hand! :-(


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