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From Jonathan Armitage <>
Subject Perl error after upgrade to 3.2.3
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2007 11:06:10 GMT
Apologies if I am asking in the wrong place, since I can see that there are 
several possible reasons.

We have just upgraded to SpamAssassin 3.2.3 on an elderly 386 box running Red 
Hat 9. At the same time I used CPAN to upgrade any out-of-date perl modules.

Now, when SA starts, we get the following error:

Starting SpamAssassin daemon...
[23172] error: Can't locate Sys/Syslog/ in @INC (@INC contains: 
/usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i686-linux 
/usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8 /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl) at (eval 11) line 2.
[23172] error: BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at (eval 11) line 2.


The error comes up twice, but SA does in fact start, and appears to be 
functioning normally. Does anyone know why it suddenly wants to load a Win32 


Jon Armitage
System Administrator, 365 Media Group

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