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

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Apr 14 17:47:22 IST 2009

On 14/4/09 13:11, 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 could do that, yes. Who would actually use it?
> (*) 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.
Your choice :-)
The installer will detect pre-Easter-weekend systems and uninstall all 
the old Perl module RPMs before installing the post-Easter-weekend stuff.


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