Mailscanner segfaults on spamassassin lint test

Drew Marshall drew.marshall at
Sat Feb 9 15:39:11 GMT 2008

On 9 Feb 2008, at 10:27, Glenn Steen wrote:

> On 09/02/2008, Drew <cotharyus at> wrote:
>> root at colossus(/var/db/pkg)# whoami
>> root
>> root at colossus(/var/db/pkg)# mailscanner --debug --debug-SA
>> /libexec/
>> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/mach/auto/MIME/Base64/
>> Undefined symbol "Perl_Tstack_sp_ptr"
>> So it's safe to say we can rule out the output we're getting from
>> mailwatch, and assume we're getting different errors at this point.  
>> I may
>> try to sort out this perl issue before I nuke this box and start  
>> over.
>> Anyone got any off the cuff suggestions?
> Splendid, now we know that this is solely a perl (build) problem, and
> not really a problem with MS or MW. Good.
> Googling for similar problems, one can see that this is indicative....
> Hm, start by rebuilding the base perl package, then every little
> pm...... Sounds fun? No.
> Perhaps faster/easier to just call it quits and start from scratch;-).

 From one Drew to another (There aren't that many of us, certainly  
that I have come across)

How did you build Perl? If it was from ports, did you make sure that  
you are building all your perl modules etc against the right perl  
(i.e. port not base) and that /usr/bin/perl points to the right  
version. This article might be of use 
  (or be good fodder for /dev/null depending ;-) )



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