Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jan 4 20:36:09 GMT 2008

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shuttlebox wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2008 8:20 PM, Julian Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
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>> I've just released this, hopefully with only 1 change. It will force the
>> installation of the Perl IO module which should stop the problems caused
>> on RPM systems where people install the latest upgrade and then find
>> their MailScanner won't start.
> What was the problem and what did you do to fix it? Was it that IO was
> installed "too late" in INC or that it failed to install at all? Is
> the change just in the RPM/install script or in MailScanner as well?
The change is just in the install script. It just forces it to install 
the perl-IO RPM. I haven't had a chance to test it much yet, I've got a 
CentOS 4 box installing at the moment as a test environment for it.
> I have run into the same problem with my Blastwave packages. The IO
> included in Perl 5.8.8 is 1.22 which makes MS not start. I built IO
> 1.2301 but it installed later in INC and is not used. Instead of
> overwriting files belonging to the Perl package (like CPAN does) I
> made a workaround with wrappers using PERLLIB to change INC for use
> with MS. I have requested a Perl rebuild including IO 1.2301 which
> would allow me to build a clean package. Just curious if this was the
> same thing.


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