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

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Apr 4 19:51:19 IST 2009

On 3/4/09 22:37, Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 23:31 +0200, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
>> Craig White wrote on Fri, 03 Apr 2009 08:39:11 -0700:
>>> There has to be a better way than this...this is no way to run a
>>> railroad.
>> Don't install the perl modules in the mailscanner package, you don't need
>> them. The reason for this error is that the MIME-Tools package you
>> installed wants these two rpm packages. The MIME-tools package is not
>> correctly packed for Red Hat/CentOS systems as it requires packages that
>> are part of the installed perl on them (and probably most other
>> distributions, this require should get removed).
> ----
> Thanks...I'll look at that.
> Jules, comment?
I always just run the ./ and everything works. If you don't 
then I can't guarantee what will happen. Feel free to ignore my guidance 
but don't come running to me if the resulting system doesn't work. :-)


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