mailscanner-4.85.2-3 on Debian Jessie
jerry.benton at mailborder.com
Fri May 15 00:40:26 UTC 2015
I know what happened. I reread your email. You copied MailScanner.conf ….
So … the install script checks for existing installations of MailScanner by checking for which file? One guess … yes … MailScanner.conf.
So, the installer treated this as an upgrade.
Stay between the lines.
> On May 14, 2015, at 8:37 PM, Kevin Miller <kevin.miller at juneau.org> wrote:
> Yup. I already had clam and spamassassin installed but said yes anyway figuring the worst case it would just overwrite something with itself, and if something was missing it would take care of it.
> I can post the install log to our ftp site if you like. It'll have to be tomorrow - quitting time now.
> Kevin Miller
> Network/email Administrator, CBJ MIS Dept.
> 155 South Seward Street
> Juneau, Alaska 99801
> Phone: (907) 586-0242, Fax: (907) 586-4500
> Registered Linux User No: 307357
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: MailScanner [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On
>> Behalf Of Jerry Benton
>> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:57 PM
>> To: MailScanner Discussion
>> Subject: Re: mailscanner-4.85.2-3 on Debian Jessie
>> You are missing some dependencies. Did you use the install.sh script?
>> Jerry Benton
>>> On May 14, 2015, at 5:52 PM, Kevin Miller <kevin.miller at juneau.org>
>>> I just tried installing 4.85.2-3 on Jessie and got the following at
>> the end of the process. Apparently it didn't like that
>> /etc/default/mailscanner didn't exist.
>>> I created it manually. Should I just rerun the installer?
>>> = Installing the MailScanner .deb package ...
>>> Selecting previously unselected package mailscanner.
>>> (Reading database ... 60187 files and directories currently
>>> installed.) Preparing to unpack .../mailscanner-4.85.2-3-noarch.deb
>>> cp: cannot stat '/etc/default/mailscanner': No such file or directory
>>> dpkg: error processing archive /root/Mail_Gateway/MailScanner-4.85.2-
>> 3/mailscanner-4.85.2-3-noarch.deb (--install):
>>> subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
>>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>>> Installation Error
>>> The MailScanner package failed to install. Address the required
>>> dependencies and run the installer again.
>>> Note that Perl modules need to be available system-wide. A common
>>> issue is that missing modules were installed in a user specific
>>> One thing I did do, was copy the /etc/MailScanner directory from one
>> of my running servers so that I could easily update MailScanner.conf. I
>> don't know if this threw anything off - it was just the stuff in
>> /etc/MailScanner, no binaries were on the system yet...
>>> Kevin Miller
>>> Network/email Administrator, CBJ MIS Dept.
>>> 155 South Seward Street
>>> Juneau, Alaska 99801
>>> Phone: (907) 586-0242, Fax: (907) 586-4500 Registered Linux User No:
>>> MailScanner mailing list
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