[Mimedefang] MimeDefang: Perl core dump

Martin Schweizer schweizer.martin at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 09:48:36 EST 2009

Hello John

2009/12/9 Dr John Halewood <john at unidec.co.uk>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> Subject: Re: [Mimedefang] MimeDefang: Perl core dump
>> So whatever I set in /etc/rc.d/mimedefang the parameters never change.
>> Also not if I set it manually in this file (yes at right position).
>> If I'm assume I set the config options right in the file mimedefang
>> runs also not. I get some stuff like:
> (snip)
>> > What were your options in "./configure" command?
>>  $ ./configure --sysconfdir=/usr/local/etc
>> --with-confsubdir=mimedefang --with-user=mailnull
>> --with-spooldir=/var/spool/MIMEDefang
>> --with-quarantinedir=/var/spool/MD-Quarantine --prefix=/usr/local
>> --prefix=
>> /usr/local --mandir=/usr/local/man --infodir=/usr/local/info/
>> --build=amd64-portbld-freebsd7.2
> Can't help but notice that your editing /etc/rc.d/mimedefang, and not seeing
> the changes propogate, but your configure script is pointing sysconfdir to
> /usr/local/etc. Wouldn't be at all suprised if mimedefang is actually
> reading the configuration data out of there instead, which might explain a
> few things. Not sure about why the multiplexor isn't starting up though,
> unless there's a permissions problem.

In the /usr/local/etc is only a directory mimedefang which holds the
file mimedefang (the config file). So I have realy no idea what is
going wrong here. Any hints?

Martin Schweizer
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