MailScanner-4.76.10-2 can't install Test::Pod

Kai Schaetzl maillists at
Tue Apr 14 13:11:43 IST 2009

Julian Field wrote on Tue, 14 Apr 2009 09:05:31 +0100:

> Any thoughts?

Thanks for your "Easter efforts", Jules. It sounds like a good solution.
(*) I think you can't do much more. And you certainly shouldn't remove any 
modules. As I see it the problem that Mark and Phil faced stems from the 
fact that they did not update their machines. The current perl for CentOS 
5 *does* have Test::Pod 1.26. If I understand correctly your 
would not build and install 1.26 if it detects that 1.26 is already 
available, right?
I wonder if you could add a switch to just "test run", so that it prints 
out all the normal informational messages and which of the modules it 
wants to build and install, but doesn't carry out anythign. (like rpm --

(*) I have to admit I won't try that on existing installations as the 
solution to not install any Perl modules from the MS tarball works great 
and also is much faster.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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