[packagers] spamassassin-tools

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Wed May 2 22:25:26 CEST 2007


On Fri, 2 Mar 2007, John Thomas wrote:

> When I tried to update spamassassin recently, I received complaints that the
> old spamassassin-tools needed the old spamassassin (dependency).
> 
> I knew what to do.  I removed tools.  Hah.  That worked.  I was able to update
> spamassassin.
> 
> Then, I figured, I'd put spamassassin-tools back.
> 
> [root at somefrickencomputer somefrickendirectory]# yum install
> spamassassin-tools
> Setting up Install Process
> Setting up repositories
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> Reducing CentOS.Karan.Org-EL4 - Stable to included packages only
> Finished
> Reducing CentOS-4 - Plus to included packages only
> Finished
> Parsing package install arguments
> Resolving Dependencies
> --> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
> ---> Downloading header for spamassassin-tools to pack into transaction set.
> spamassassin-tools-3.1.8- 100% |=========================|  13 kB    00:00
> ---> Package spamassassin-tools.i386 0:3.1.8-1.el4.rf set to be updated
> --> Running transaction check
> --> Processing Dependency: perl(Mail::SpamAssassin) = 3.1.8 for package: 
> spamassassin-tools
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: Missing Dependency: perl(Mail::SpamAssassin) = 3.1.8 is needed by
> package spamassassin-tools
> 
> 
> Damn, dead end.  Any suggestions!

Red Hat released a 'newer' package than mine. (I have a feeling they 
bumped the release on purpose higher than mine) Since they do not provide 
a spamassassin-tools package, that breaks the situation.

This is now fixed in 3.2.0.

Kind regards,
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