Updating an adopted installation from 4.54

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at ci.juneau.ak.us
Tue Jun 17 18:26:34 IST 2008

Julian Field wrote:
> Kevin Miller wrote:
>> Hmmm - I'm not sure but it sounds like they did a source compile
>> installation.
> There's no such thing. MailScanner is written in Perl so it's compiled
> when you run it. There is no "compiled" version of MailScanner. The
> RPM installations use /usr/lib/MailScanner and /etc/MailScanner so as
> to follow the Linux standards. The "Other Unix" installation uses
> /opt by default as that is usually the best place to put
> self-contained packages. 

You're right (of course!)  Poor choice of words on my part - I was
trying to distinguish between the tarball flavor vs. a distro specific
package but wasn't very clear.  Must have been a Monday...

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