Warning: latest RH perl update breaks MailScanner

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Thu Jun 12 12:11:01 IST 2008

Heh another broken perl RPM from RH,  there's a thing ;-)

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Richard Lynch
> Sent: 12 June 2008 12:00
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Warning: latest RH perl update breaks MailScanner
> Just a quick warning to everyone.  A Redhat update for perl was released
> yesterday.  Once applied a restart of MailScanner fails with...
> Starting MailScanner...
> **** ERROR: You must upgrade your perl IO module to at least
> **** ERROR: version 1.2301 or MailScanner will not work!
>  Failed.
> The new perl rpm for RHEL4 is perl-5.8.5-36.el4_6.3.  For RHEL3 it's
> perl-5.8.0-98.EL3.  I don't know about the other releases.  The fix for
> us was to re-install MailScanner (i.e. ./install.sh fast).
> Richard Lynch
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