still confused about autoupdate

Kelly Hamlin fizz at BOMB.NET
Fri May 10 14:22:51 IST 2002

It sounds as if your didnt install sophos correctly with mailscanner. If you
did there woulnt be a sav directory at all.

Easiest thing to do would untar sophos into a directory, cd into that dir
and type /opt/sophos/bin/Sophos.install

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff A. Earickson" <jaearick at COLBY.EDU>
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 9:03 AM
Subject: still confused about autoupdate

> Julian,
>    Autoupdate for sophos, straight out of the box plus Michael Chaney's
> bugfix of yesterday, still fails with:
> Could not calculate Sophos version number
> because my vdl file is in /opt/sophos/sav, not /opt/sophos/lib.  So I
> change the line in the script from:
>    $VDLDir     = "../lib";
> to
>    $VDLDir     = "../sav";
> and run it and it works without complaint.  I end up with the ide
> files in a directory /opt/sophos/357.200205100853 with a symlink
> /opt/sophos/ide pointing to this directory.  This isn't right, because the
> ide files have to be in the same directory as the vdl file
> I can see that the configuration isn't right because if I do
> "/opt/sophos/bin/sophoswrapper -v" all I get back is the basic information
> blurb for SWEEP.
>    If I copy the ide files to /opt/sophos/sav and rerun "sophoswrapper -v"
> then SWEEP gives me the list of all the ide files it loads.  Either I
> am being dense about how to configure/deploy autoupdate, or it is not
> like we think it is.  What is going on here?
> ** Jeff A. Earickson, Ph.D                         PHONE: 207-872-3659
> ** Senior UNIX Sysadmin, Information Technology    EMAIL:
jaearick at
> ** Colby College, 4214 Mayflower Hill,               FAX: 207-872-3076
> ** Waterville ME, 04901-8842
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