jerry.benton at mailborder.com
Tue Jan 12 23:51:35 UTC 2016
Thanks. I will review these items in the install script. Changing /etc/init.d/mailscanenr to /etc/init.d/MailScanner seems to be a bit more involved. The CustomFunctions was something else that was previously moved.
What do you think?
The first is more user friendly, but I am wondering if it is technically correct as per the FHS?
> On Jan 12, 2016, at 6:46 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 01/12/2016 10:03 AM, Jerry Benton wrote:
>> I haven’t tested these yet. If I could get some help doing that, it would be great. I will release them after I get confirmation or when I get time to test them all myself.
> I've run into issues.
> I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.3.
> I first unpacked
> https://s3.amazonaws.com/msv4/deb/MailScanner-4.85.3-1.deb.tar.gz and
> ran install.sh.
> I think I answered No to "Auto upgrade MailScanner.conf?".
> The script ran and successfully installed everything as far as I can tell.
> Part of the output to the terminal and log was
>> Upgrading /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
>> Your old configuration file will be saved as:
>> Substitution pattern not terminated at -e line 1.
>> Added new: Web Bug Replacement = http://cdn.mailscanner.info/1x1spacer.gif
>> Added new: Lockfile Dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/Locks
>> Added new: include /etc/MailScanner/conf.d/*
>> Read 361 settings from old /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
>> Used 359 settings from old /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
>> Used 4 default settings from new /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf.dpkg-dist
> The "Substitution pattern not terminated at -e line 1." may indicate a
> problem, but the real issue is after the script terminated I had 3
> MailScanner.conf files, MailScanner.conf, MailScanner.conf.dpkg-dist and
> MailScanner.conf.old.26147 and they were all identical. Perhaps this is
> because I answered No to "Auto upgrade MailScanner.conf?".
> I proceeded to update "MailScanner Version Number" to 4.85.3 in
> MailScanner.conf and ran MailScanner --lint. That looked good so I
> restarted MailScanner and that looks good too.
> Now for the problems:
> The install created /etc/init.d/MailScanner with the same content as
> /etc/init.d/mailscanner except for one spelling mailscanner - >
> MailScanner, but /etc/init.d/mailscanner was still there and all the
> rc[0-6].d symlinks were the lower-case versions.
> I fixed this by removing the lower-cased ones and running 'update-rc.d
> MailScanner default'
> This led to an issue in that /etc/cron.hourly/mailscanner contained
> invoke-rc.d mailscanner start >/dev/null 2>&1;
> which needed to be changed to
> invoke-rc.d MailScanner start >/dev/null 2>&1;
> The next issue is I was concerned that I may have missed something new
> in MailScanner.conf even though the 3 "Added new:" things were already
> there, so I tried re-running install.sh, this time answering Yes to
> "Auto upgrade MailScanner.conf?".
> I have tried this few times now and each time I get
>> Setting up mailscanner (4.85.3-1) ...
>> ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘/etc/MailScanner/custom/CustomFunctions’: File exists
>> dpkg: error processing package mailscanner (--install):
>> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
>> Processing triggers for man-db (188.8.131.52-1ubuntu1) ...
>> Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-16) ...
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>> Installation Error
>> The MailScanner package failed to install. Address the required
>> dependencies and run the installer again.
> I previously (i.e. before the first install) had a symlink
> /etc/MailScanner/custom ->
> and that directory had several .pm files only. Now it also contains a
> symlink back to the directory. I.e.
> /usr/share/MailScanner/MailScanner/CustomFunctions/CustomFunctions ->
> I have tried removing one or both of these symlinks and rerunning
> install.sh, but each time it puts the symlinks back and then fails as above.
> Other than that, MailScanner seems to now be running OK on this server.
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