[CentOS] heads up - on latest rpmforge perl-NetAddr-IP update and spamassassin 3.3.1 conflict on Centos4

R-Elists lists07 at abbacomm.net
Thu Oct 28 01:57:53 EDT 2010


heads up and fyi folks...

CentOS 4 latest...
SpamAssassin version 3.3.1
  running on Perl version 5.8.8

:-)

i noticed on a centos 4 box after doing a manual yum update and getting 2
updated perl packages from rpmforge

again, just a heads up as rpmforge has been rock solid for us for years so
we are no bashing

spamassassin would not restart after the updates....

spamd: Oct 27 22:32:01.340 [27493] warn: netset: cannot include 127.0.0.1/32
as it has already been included

spamd: Oct 27 22:32:01.340 [27493] error: spamd: aborting due to add_cidr
error

spamd: spamd: aborting due to add_cidr error

spamassassin: spamd startup failed

of course, there was no such network include in the local.cf file as it is
default...

the fix for me was to

# grep  perl-NetAddr-IP /var/log/yum.log
Jul 29 23:40:44 Updated: perl-NetAddr-IP.i386 4.027-1.el4.rf
Sep 30 18:29:27 Updated: perl-NetAddr-IP.i386 4.032-1.el4.rf
Oct 03 10:00:09 Updated: perl-NetAddr-IP.i386 4.033-1.el4.rf
Oct 27 21:46:26 Updated: perl-NetAddr-IP.i386 4.034-1.el4.rf
Oct 27 22:44:47 Installed: perl-NetAddr-IP.i386 4.033-1.el4.rf

wget
http://packages.sw.be/perl-NetAddr-IP/perl-NetAddr-IP-4.033-1.el4.rf.i386.rp
m

rpm -e --nodeps perl-NetAddr-IP

yum localinstall perl-NetAddr-IP-4.033-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm

service spamassassin restart

again, just a heads up...

 - rh



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