Upgrade to clamav 0.90.2 makes scanning extremely slow
edwardbruce at sbcglobal.net
Tue Apr 24 17:22:01 IST 2007
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Julian Field wrote:
> Kapetanakis Giannis wrote:
>> On Mon, 23 Apr 2007, Martin wrote:
>>> Arto wrote:
>>>> We had this too. Uninstalling clamav* and installing it again helped.
>>> 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.
And I haven't noticed any performance degradation with clamavmodule
since upgrading to 0.90.2.
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