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From Axb <axb.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: DecodeShortURLs plugin
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:09:32 GMT
On 2011-07-14 18:03, Jezz wrote:
>
> "Axb" <axb.lists@gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:4E1E129B.7020207@gmail.com...
>> On 2011-07-13 23:35, Jezz wrote:
>>
>> LWP is what the plugin uses to fetch the web site so if you don't have
>> that available it won't work at all.
>> if MDaemon provides a port of sa-update LWP may be supported
>>
>> shot in the dark:
>>
>> what happens if you comment out as:
>> # use Sys::Syslog qw(:DEFAULT setlogsock);
>>
>> Calling SteveF... would you hack syslog out of the plugin for Win32
>> users?
>>
>> :)
>>
>
> I tried commenting out that line, and then did a lint, and it gave me no
> errors at all - not regarding LWP either. Tell me, should I expect to
> see an
> error regarding LWP if, I in fact, didn't have that package?
>
> MDaemon does indeed provide a port of sa-update. However it's theoretically
> possible that Mouk may not have included a particular package (eg. LWP)
> within the spamd executable even though it is included in the sa-update
> executable. I have noticed in the past some small discrepancies in the
> packages which Mouk includes, or doesn't include, between those two
> executables. So I may need to ask him directly about that.
>
> Nevertheless, I'm interested in knowing if I should expect to see some kind
> of error, when I do a lint, if I don't have LWP yet a plugin is requiring

LWP is "the browser" that grabs the cloacked URI and "follows" to the 
target.
Without it, the plugin is useless.

http://search.cpan.org/~gaas/libwww-perl-6.02/lib/LWP.pm
tells you what it does.


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