Upgrade to clamav 0.90.2 makes scanning extremely slow

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Apr 24 16:52:13 IST 2007

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Kapetanakis Giannis wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Apr 2007, Martin wrote:
>> Arto wrote:
>> > We had this too. Uninstalling clamav* and installing it again helped.
>>> -arto
>> Thanks for all replies. Read about this issue on the clamav-list and 
>> hopefully it will be fixed in the next version.
> I have similar problems with clamav myself.
> What I did that improved a little bit
> was deleting the virus database in /var/lib/clamav/*
> and running freshclam again.
> Still is very slow. If you try clamscan -debug you will
> find out why it is so damn slow....
> Clamd works fast on the other hand.
> Maybe it should be included officialy (clamdscan)
> in MailScanner's the next version.
Why? I already support the "clamavmodule" which is faster than clamd anyway.


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