ClamAV on FreeBSD - ports or Perl module?

René Berber r.berber at
Fri Aug 4 21:40:32 IST 2006

TCIS wrote:
> Tried installing Mail-ClamAV from ports, it installed fine (other than
> the threaded Perl warning), but when I try to use it:
> Aug  4 09:45:15 mx5 MailScanner[42648]: ClamAV Perl module not found,
> did you install it?

Do you have more than one perl version installed?

> but yet:
> $ ls -al /var/db/pkg/ | grep ClamAV
> drwxr-xr-x   2 root  wheel   512 Aug  2 11:38 p5-Mail-ClamAV-0.17
> is clearly installed..

Clearly?  Use cpan, inside the shell use "i Mail::ClamAV" that will tell you if
it really is installed.

If you have more than one version of perl, then make sure the module was
installed to the same perl used by MailScanner.
René Berber

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