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RE: SpamAssassin

The problem I've had doing this method in the past is that some of the
prerequisite modules attempt to upgrade perl to 5.8.x and that breaks the 5.6.x
RPM version that's installed.  I think what you end up with is 2 separate perl

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From: valhalla-list-admin redhat com [mailto:valhalla-list-admin redhat com] On
Behalf Of Tony Nugent
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 11:25 PM
To: valhalla-list redhat com
Subject: Re: SpamAssassin 

On Wed Jan 29 2003 at 00:42, "Pontus Falk" wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm planning to install SpamAssassin. What would you suggest - the binary
> archive or the RPM?
> I'm running RH 7.3...

It breaks the rpm database wrt what's installed (but not badly), but
I do it like this:

	perl -MCPAN -e "install Mail::SpamAssassin"

That will download and install (or upgrade to) the latest available

If this is the first time you have used -MCPAN with perl, then you
might want to do it like this:

	perl -MCPAN -e shell
	[ ... answer lots of initial setup and configuration questions ... ]
	cpan> install Mail::SpamAssassin

Perl's CPAN module is very useful :)

> Regards,
> Pontus


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