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

Craig White craigwhite at
Thu Apr 9 16:28:09 IST 2009

On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 16:10 +0100, James McNeil wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>  > I always just run the ./ and everything works.
> I've followed the instruction to use the reinstall option and this 
> allowed the Centos 5.3 update to go in okay, however the MailScanner 
> install script errors with complaints such as:
> Missing file /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/noarch/perl-IO-1.2301-2.noarch.rpm.
> Maybe it did not build correctly?
> finishing with the expected
> error: Failed dependencies:
>          perl-MIME-tools >= 5.412 is needed by mailscanner-4.75.11-1.noarch
> Anyone else had a similar problem or solution other than installing the 
> perl modules by hand? :)
you really don't want to start mixing hand installed perl modules in
with rpm perl modules...that can causes this type of problem.

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