Debian 4.86.1 beta

Mark Sapiro mark at
Thu Jan 28 06:18:39 UTC 2016

On 01/27/2016 02:57 AM, Jerry Benton wrote:
> Ok, here is the beta for the Debian package. 


MailScanner thinks it's 4.86.1, not 4.86.0
MailScanner Version Number is not updated in MailScanner.conf by

A new /etc/default/MailScanner is installed, but the old
/etc/default/mailscanner is not removed. /etc/default/mailscanner is
referenced at least in


New /etc/cron.hourly/MailScanner and /etc/cron.hourly/MailScanner files
are installed, but the old 'mailscanner' files are not removed resulting
in both being run.

I ended up manually editing /etc/default/MailScanner with my changes to
/etc/default/mailscanner, manually removing /etc/default/mailscanner,
/etc/cron.hourly/mailscanner and /etc/cron.daily/mailscanner and editing
the references to /etc/default/mailscanner everywhere I could find them.

I didn't try the ramdisk.

Other than the above cleanup things, it looks good.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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