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Tue Apr 14 00:36:09 IST 2009
On 13/4/09 23:47, Julian Field wrote:
> On 13/4/09 16:32, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 10:24:23AM +0100, Julian Field wrote:
>>> I have done quite a bit of testing on this installer, but please do try
>>> it on your individual systems and check that it all works and
>>> produces a
>>> working system.
>> It seems I was a bit quick, so this report may be moot, but yesterday I
>> ran through the following scenario on CentOS 5.
>> 1) Upgraded from MailScanner 4.76.3-1 to 4.76.7-1 with "./install.sh
>> and restarted MailScanner. This went fine as usual.
>> 2) Attempted "yum upgrage perl" to 5.8.8-18 from some earlier 5.8.8
>> version. This complained about two file conflicts -
>> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/File/Temp.pm and an associated man page.
>> 3) Ran MailScanner's "./install.sh reinstall fast". After this, ran
>> "find /usr/lib/perl5 -name Temp.pm" and the only one found was
> That's the important step. It will get rid of all the old Perl modules
> that MailScanner installed and make it use the new ones instead.
I have added code to the install.sh to do this automatically if needed.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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