Perl-DBI dependency failed

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Sep 28 12:26:58 IST 2009

Shame you didn't just use my script. :(
This is all documented on the MailScanner website.
It would have worked then. :)


On 28/09/2009 08:36, Arun SAG wrote:
> Hi,
> when i tried to install perl-DBD-SQLite which is required for 
> mailscanner using yum,  some dependencies were not resolved
> [root at localhost zer0c00l]# yum install perl-DBD-SQLite
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
> [..]
> --> Running transaction check
> ---> Package perl-DBD-SQLite.i386 0:1.25-2.el5.rf set to be updated
> --> Processing Dependency: perl-DBI >= 1.57 for package: perl-DBD-SQLite
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-2.el5.rf.i386 from rpmforge has depsolving problems
>   --> Missing Dependency: perl-DBI >= 1.57 is needed by package 
> perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-2.el5.rf.i386 (rpmforge)
> Error: Missing Dependency: perl-DBI >= 1.57 is needed by package 
> perl-DBD-SQLite-1.25-2.el5.rf.i386 (rpmforge)
> so, i tried to remove perl-DBI,but it  removes mysql and dovecot with 
> it  what should i do? can i go ahead and remove perl-DBI ,  perl-DBI 
> is available in rpmforge repository?  Will removing older version 
> perl-DBI  break dovecot and mysql?
> To install mailscanner i followed: 
> Cheers
> Arun SAG
> -- 
> A computer is like air conditioning: it becomes useless when you open 
> windows.
> <-Fighting 4 Freed om->


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