AW: SV: Perl problems on Fedora 9 SOLVED

Oliver Falk oliver at
Thu May 7 08:35:19 IST 2009

Anthony Cartmell wrote:
>> Not necessarily true at all, as the Perl build system in Fedora 10 is 
>> totally broken and this will be caught well before it makes it into 
>> RedHat Enterprise Linux 6. They can hardly miss it :-)
> It might be, but it hasn't stopped me installing MailScanner on Fedora 
> 10 :)
> It just needed the basic packages to be pre-installed from the Fedora 
> repos (where someone has managed to build them OK) before letting 
> MailScanner install any newer versions it needs.
> [FWIW I've just shut down a server (not owned by me) that had been 
> running FC5 until this last week. Although it was way past EOL it was 
> still running quite happily :) I have another server running FC6 that is 
> also quite happy, but will be upgraded soon (needs new hardware too).]

Well. I've also Fedora 9 and MS running... Since it's not only MS, but 
also Cyrus and Sympa and Webmail, I always fear a distribution upgrade. 
  Not that I didn't manage any upgrade since FC4 and made it working in 
the end, but it - sometimes - costs really much time...


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