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From Ned Slider <...@unixmail.co.uk>
Subject Re: sa-update failing
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 05:31:59 GMT
On 18/07/11 02:58, Warren Togami Jr. wrote:
> On 7/17/2011 7:55 AM, Axb wrote:
>> On 2011-07-17 18:32, Warren Togami Jr. wrote:
>>> On 7/16/2011 4:54 AM, darxus@chaosreigns.com wrote:
>>>> On 07/15, ssapp80 wrote:
>>>>> Running spamassassin-3.3.2 on CentOS 5.5
>>>>> perl-Net-DNS ver 0.59 installed
>>>>>
>>>>> When I run sa-update i receive the following failures on the Net::DNS
>>>>> module
>>>>>
>>>>> "name2labels" is not exported by the Net::DNS module
>>>>
>>>> My guess is Net::DNS version 0.59 is too old. In which case it would be
>>>> nice if spamassassin specified that in its use statement so it would
>>>> give a
>>>> more useful error. If upgrading that perl module fixes that problem, it
>>>> might be worth opening a bug to improve that error. I'm using Net::DNS
>>>> v0.65.
>>>>
>>>
>>> EL-5 has perl-Net-DNS 0.59. I've been using it in production for years
>>> without issue, even with 3.3.2. This is not the droid we're looking for.
>>> Move along.
>>>
>>> Warren
>>
>> unless RH has patched perl-Net-DNS 0.59, iirc, the original had some
>> issues in RR.pm (going back to 2007) including some security thingie.
>>
>> I'd recomend using 0.63 or higher.
>>
>> http://pkgs.repoforge.org/perl-Net-DNS/ offers a good choice.
>> (I'm using 0.66 and happy)
>
> Looking at the changelog, it appears they did patch several bugs and a
> security issue. All I know is I have had no issues using EL-5's 0.59 for
> years now.
>
> Warren
>

Likewise, no problems running SpamAssassin-3.3.1 with 
perl-Net-DNS-0.59-3 dating from 2007 on EL-5.


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