Problem with CENTOS RPM install of 4.76.6-3

Remco Barendse mailscanner at
Tue May 26 08:50:34 IST 2009

Hi MArk!

Is this in reply to the message i sent to Julian's mail address directly?

In the latest MailScanner install package version 1.21 is included, this 
version doesn't build on an updated installation of CentOS 4. The bug 
bites because it seems newer installl files remove all required perl 
packages before re-installing them. The removal works, the rebuild doesn't 

Attempting to build and install perl-DBD-SQLite-1.21-1
Installing perl-DBD-SQLite-1.21-1.src.rpm
Executing(%prep): /bin/sh -e /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.53496

Failed 1/46 test scripts, 97.83% okay. 1/624 subtests failed, 99.84% okay.
make: *** [test_dynamic] Error 255
error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.46050 (%build)

Missing file 
Maybe it did not build correctly?

=> Yes!! The installer is right! It didn't build correctly

It's a known bug in 1.21, installing 1.25 from rpmforge solved my problem.

On Mon, 25 May 2009, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Judging from the changelog, this also affects 4.76.6-2.
> The script attempts to install perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-1 and
> says
> Attempting to build and install perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-1
> Missing file perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-1.src.rpm. Are you in the right
> directory?
> because the tarball contained perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-1.noarch.rpm rather
> than perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-1.src.rpm.

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