Sophos.install for v6

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Dec 17 20:22:28 GMT 2007

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Mark Nienberg wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> Mark Nienberg wrote:
>>> Will Sophos v6 would work with the SAVI perl module?  If so, I'll 
>>> give that a try too.
>> Sorry for taking a while to respond. I have just built a new system 
>> to test this out properly, and it appears to be working just fine.
>> One point to note: make sure that "Monitors For Sophos Updates" is 
>> set correctly, as it needs to point to some wildcarded list of files 
>> in /opt/sophos-av/lib/sav. I have used "/opt/sophos-av/lib/sav/*.vdb" 
>> but I'm not 100% sure that is correct, I will have to test it some 
>> more, over a few days, to see exactly what files are being updated by 
>> the sophos-autoupdate (which is compatible with Sophos 6 already).
> I edited the SAVI-Perl-0.30 Makefile.PL like this:
> 'LIBS' => ['-L/opt/sophos-av/lib -R/opt/sophos-av/lib -lsavi'],
> but the "make" failed with this:
> sav_if/s_comput.h:662:4: error: #error Unsupported GNU C/C++ target 
> hardware platform
> This is CentOS 5.1:
> [root at tesla2 SAVI-Perl-0.30]# uname -a
> Linux 2.6.18-53.1.4.el5 #1 SMP Fri Nov 30 
> 00:45:55 EST 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> Does that mean it won't build on x86_64?
Correct. It won't build on x86_64.
I don't know if it can be massaged into working at all, but it certainly 
won't straight out of the box.


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