freshclam path?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Mon Nov 27 11:28:34 GMT 2006

On 27/11/06, Remco Barendse <mailscanner at> wrote:
> Hi list!
> I am MS and clamav on CentOS 4 boxes and for clam I am using the RPMS from
> Dag Wieers' repository.
> I noticed that freshclam is not working as the MS wrapper script is
> looking for freshclam here : /usr/local/bin/freshclam
> whereas freshclam from the RPM is located /usr/bin/freshclam
> I can simply create a symlink but shouldn't ClamAV-autoupdate look for
> freshclam in both locations?
> Thanks!!
> Remco
It will rely on the information in virus.scanners.conf ... Both the
clamscan and freshclam wrappers will. But you are perhaps using the
clamavmodule thing? If so, freshclam will still rely on the info for
clamscan. Third column should likely read /usr instead of /usr/local,
is all.

-- Glenn
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