Problem with ClamAVModule

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Oct 27 14:58:28 IST 2005


On 27 Oct 2005, at 14:01, John Wilcock wrote:

> Denis Beauchemin wrote:
>> John Wilcock wrote:
>>> Looks like your clamav is using a French locale, whereas  
>>> MailScanner is no doubt looking for clam's standard English  
>>> messages...
>> ClamAV's message is in English:
>> Oct 26 15:07:08 MailScanner[28920]:  
>> ClamAVModule::INFECTED:: HTML.Phishing.Bank-1:: ./j9QJ6iY3027535/ 
>> msg-28920-1410.html
>> I agree that MS runs with French locale but it doesn't cause any  
>> problem with McAfee or Bitdefender.  Why would it act this way  
>> with ClamAV?
> Sorry, I had a vague recollection of problems parsing certain virus  
> scanner output with the system locale set to French, but on closer  
> inspection I think I was barking up the wrong tree there.

When using either of the module-based virus scanners, the output you  
are seeing from Clam is actually generated by MailScanner itself, and  
there is no provision for translation of the syntax of these lines.  
So, though it might be a problem when using "clamav", the locale does  
not affect "clamavmodule" or "sophossavi".
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