ClamAV messed up

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Tue Nov 7 09:29:25 GMT 2006

Gerry wrote:
> I upgraded from FC 4 to FC 6 a short time ago.  I thought everything was
> working until I ran into problems with ClamAV and MailScanner:
> 1. MailScanner was continually restarting until I changed "clamavmodule" to
> "clamav" in MailScanner.conf
> 2. Running MailScanner --lint indicates that I have "clamav" in the conf
> file but MailScanner finds "clamavmodule" instead
> 3. Doing an upgrade_virus_scanners checks ClamAV but also generic.  I don't
> have generic listed anywhere
> 4. Running MailScanner -v shows that Mail::ClamAv is installed
> 5. Using CPAN to reinstall Mail::ClamAV says it is already installed.  Doing
> a forced install fails at the make
> Inspite of all this ClamAV is scanning messages.  I'm using MailScanner
> 4.56.8-1 and ClamAV of rc2-99.  I know that's a rc level but I had the same
> problem with 0.88.5 and thought I'd try something different.
> I haven't a clue where to start on this.

Known issue with mail::ClamAV and the 0.90 code, basically they are not 

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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