[Mimedefang] patches/support of off-server clamd implimentation? (fwd)

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon May 24 12:34:44 EDT 2010

On 5/24/2010 4:56 AM, John Nemeth wrote:
>       Perl 5.8 is ancient.  It was released in July 2002.  CPAN says
> that versions prior to 5.8 are unsupported.  Most people are using 5.10
> which was released in December 2007.

I highly doubt that.  RHEL5.x/CentOS5.x have 5.8, albeit with some 
backported patches.  And they'll be running into 2014.

> And, for people that want to work
> on the bleeding edge, 5.12 was released in April 2010.  Your systems
> are out of date by almost eight years!  It is completely unreasonable
> to expect anybody to support such ancient systems.

Actually it is hard to support fast-changing systems, hence the 
'enterprise' linux distributions that try to make sure things aren't 

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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