Mailscanner, CentOS 5, and updating perl.

Scott Silva ssilva at
Sat Dec 13 00:12:48 GMT 2008

on 12-12-2008 4:02 PM Henry Kwan spake the following:
> Kai Schaetzl <maillists <at>> writes:
>> It popped up because you were installing 1.41 from Jules over 1.42 from CentOS 
>> base. Again. (It was already part of MS 4.71). Not because 1.42 was on the 
>> system. So, depending on your update cycle you were updating, overwriting, 
>> updating, overwriting that and maybe other packages ...
>> [snip]
>> Here's the quick output, hope this helps.
> Hi Kai,
> I figured out why my MS install didn't want to start with perl-Compress-Zlib
> 1.42-1.fc6.  For some reason, MS didn't think that Scalar-List-Utils was
> installed.  Once I re-installed Scalar-List-Utils-1.19, I was able to yum update
> to perl-Compress-Zlib 1.42-1.fc6 and MS restarted without any hiccups.
> Weird.
> Thanks for the tip/list about installing MS without any of the associated perl
> modules.  I'll have to give that a try on a fresh test box when I get the chance.
> --Henry

If you are going to install on a fresh CentOS 5 base you should try Hugo's yum

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