MailScanner --lint error

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Aug 7 17:42:19 IST 2007

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Jody Cleveland wrote:
> On 8/7/07 10:35 AM, "Glenn Steen" <glenn.steen at> wrote:
> (snip)
>>>> Then retry the --lint
>>> Ok, I did that, and --lint ran just fine. It did come up with two errors
>>> though:
>>> Checking version numbers...
>>> Version number in MailScanner.conf (4.62.9) is correct.
>>> Your envelope_sender_header in spam.assassin.prefs.conf is correct.
>>> Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
>>> SpamAssassin temp dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp
>>> [11798] warn: FuzzyOcr: Cannot find executable for tesseract
>> Might mean FuzzyOcr isn't setup correctly... "he said altruistically...":-).
> Ok, I'll try to track that one down.
>>> SpamAssassin reported no errors.
>>> MailScanner.conf says "Virus Scanners = f-prot clamd"
>>> Found these virus scanners installed: f-prot, clamavmodule
>>> ===========================================================================
>>> Ignore errors about failing to find EOCD signature
>>> format error: can't find EOCD signature
>>>  at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 451
>>> ===========================================================================
>>> Virus Scanner test reports:
>>> F-Prot said "./1/  Infection: EICAR_Test_File"
>> So your clamd setup isn't working. Either work your way through that,
>> or switch to clamavmodule, which it seems to find OK...
> Isn't clamavmodule the slow one? I had switched to clamd because of clam
> using 100% of the processor.
No its clamav (ie. using clamscan command) that is the slow one. The 
clamavmodule works fine.
> - jody


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