OT: Whats the best way to update ClamAV?

Jon Bates jon.bates at summitmotors.com.au
Tue Dec 19 04:01:50 CET 2006

> > Jon Bates wrote:

> > Hi, I recently changed to the virus scanners option to clamavmodule to
> > resolve separate issue. 
> > 
> > I'm just wondering if this means that I need to change the way that I
> > ClamAV. Do you update ClamAV in the same way if using clamavmodule? I'm
> > really clear on the distinction between the two.

> René Berber Wrote:

> Almost the same.
> As has been pointed out in recent postings (and in ClamAV's list), it is
> recommended after updating that you rebuild the perl module.
> Using the cpan shell:
> cpan> force install Mail::ClamAV
> MS's clamavmodule uses Mail:ClamAV which is linked to the clamav library.
> Forcing the install you assure that the perl module is linked to the
> library, the one you updated.
> -- 
> René Berber
Great, thanks for that René! I tried this, and it seemed to work perfectly. 

Thanks for your help.

- Jon Bates

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