MailScanner, CentOS 5 and perl-IO & perl-File-Temp

Craig White craigwhite at
Sat Apr 4 16:05:04 IST 2009

On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 09:31 +0200, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Craig White wrote on Fri, 03 Apr 2009 14:56:52 -0700:
> > that doesn't seem right Kai...
> sure it does. I didn't say MS doesn't require perl-MIME-tools. I said it 
> doesn't require the perl modules coming with it in the tarball. Everything 
> what is needed can be installed from the CentOS repos and rpmforge. These 
> do not create problems with the base perl package. You installed the perl
> -MIME-tools from the tarball and that packaging doesn't fit CentOS and 
> requires these packages, although they are already part of the base perl 
> package. The one I have doesn't.
> d01:~ rpm -q perl-MIME-tools
> perl-MIME-tools-5.420-2.el5.rf
ah - now it makes sense.

I've been struggling with the various perl packages from rpmforge but
didn't realize that it was the interaction between rpmforge's packages
and the ones installed by mailscanner.

I think I finally absorbed the knowledge contained in the clue stick -


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