workaround for "file size limit exceeded" messages?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Nov 3 18:22:10 GMT 2003

Please can you try the attached patch for

Copy the patch file into /tmp and do this
         cd /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner
         patch -p0 < /tmp/

Let me know if this solves the problem or not.

At 17:38 03/11/2003, you wrote:
>Is there a workaround for "file size limit exceeded" message issue that I'm
>seeing in maillog whenever ClamAV detects either Worm.Mimail.C or Worm.Bics?
>It appears that ClamAV is correctly identifying the virus but that extra
>status message is causing MailScanner to get confused and (I think) letting
>the virus through. I just signed up to the ClamAV mailing list, and at least
>one person is suggesting that this is a MailScanner issue.
>Any workarounds or fixes?
>Chris Yuzik
>chris at
>"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go
>                 -- Philip K. Dick
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