[Mimedefang] SA upgrade difficulty

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Oct 12 15:07:21 EDT 2005

NFN Smith wrote:

> 3) Following starting the mimedefang daemon, I got log errors noting
> errors noting that Unix::Syslog was not found, specifically not finding
> ./Unix/Syslog.pm.  I resolved this one by copying
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1/i386-linux/Sys/Syslog.pm to
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.1/i386-linux/Unix/Syslog.pm.

That step, right there, will yield a non-functional MIMEDefang.
Sys::Syslog and Unix::Syslog are completely different; you can't just
substitute one for the other.

You need to clean up your system by deleting all the conflicting files
and doing a proper upgrade.



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