[Mimedefang] mimedefang fails to start upon reboot

Henrik K hege at hege.li
Tue Nov 10 02:09:59 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 04:01:48PM -0500, jef moskot wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2009, - wrote:
>> The current source version of perl is 5.10.1.  Try upgrading.
> Argh.  Updating perl requires updating a million other packages.  I  
> usually don't update unless there's a security issue.

For smtp/virus/spam I've recommended building own perl in /usr/local/perl or
such for ages. System perl is just too dependand on lots of things and
easily breakable. It's not always wise to be stable package zealot, but
everyone is free to choose.

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