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

Randal, Phil prandal at
Tue Apr 14 14:04:23 IST 2009

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> 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 -- test).   
> (*) 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
Such a scurrilous smear, Kai! ;-)

No, my perl was fully up to date, but there may have been garbage left
behind from earlier installations of perl - the boxes started off as
CentOS 5.0 installs.



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