Mail::ClamAV 0.20 patched to build with ClamAV 0.92
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Thu Dec 20 20:42:18 GMT 2007
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Denis Beauchemin wrote:
> Denis Beauchemin a écrit :
>> Julian Field a écrit :
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>>> I have produced a patched version of this Perl module which should
>>> successfully build with ClamAV 0.92 installed.
>>> So to upgrade a test system, download the newest ClamAV+SpamAssassin
>>> package (including ClamAV 0.92) from
>>> Unpack and install it as normal. The installation of Mail::ClamAV
>>> will fail, that is to be expected.
>>> Now download
>>> Unpack and install it with
>>> tar xzf Mail-ClamAV-0.20.JKF.tar.gz
>>> cd Mail-ClamAV-0.20
>>> perl Makefile.PL
>>> make test
>>> make install
>>> If you're in luck today, that will successfully build, test and
>>> Now you should be in business, with a new ClamAV and a working
>>> "clamavmodule" virus scanner.
>>> Please tell me how you get on with this.
>>> All my mods are in the "JKF" subdirectory of the Mail-ClamAV-0.20
>> I noticed your easy Clam+SA install script didn't ask me if I wanted
>> to install SA and it just did... I don't really mind because that
>> was on a test system, but is there still a DNS performance problem
>> with SA 3.2.3?
>> I looked at patch
>> http://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=5589 but
>> couldn't figure out if it was still needed. If so, I guess it has to
>> be applied to the installation dir and then run the install stuff
>> (perl Makefile.PL; make; make test; make install)?
> OK, I experimented a bit with SA 3.2.3 and patch 5589. Indeed, it has
> to be applied to the initial directory (patch -p0
> <sa-async-5-5589.patch) and then perl Makefile.PL, make, make test and
> make install.
> I did not dare installing it because I got many errors in the make
> test run:
> Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed List of Failed
> t/spamc_optC.t 9 4 44.44% 2 4 6 8
> t/spamc_optL.t 16 16 100.00% 1-16
> t/spamd_protocol_10.t 10 2 20.00% 9-10
> 34 tests skipped.
> Failed 3/141 test scripts, 97.87% okay. 22/1974 subtests failed,
> 98.89% okay.
> make: *** [test_dynamic] Error 255
My easy-install ClamAV+SpamAssassin package doesn't do any of the spamc
or spamd tests as MailScanner doesn't use them anyway. So I don't care
about errors with those tests, I don't run them in the first place :-)
> I tried "./spamassassin --lint -D < spam.msg" and it seemed to work
> fine but I will have to investigate some more before going into
> production. After all, I am almost on Christmas leave...
> May all of you have a nice Christmas holiday (if it applies).
> Contrary to last year's Christmas, this one will be a nice white
> Christmas under loads of snow!
Merry Christmas to you too!
Doesn't look like we're getting any snow any time soon :-( All pictures
of snow are most welcome :-)
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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