Beta release 4.61.1

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Jun 2 14:32:53 IST 2007

This beta includes direct communication with clamd, and no longer uses 
clamd-wrapper or clamdscan. This should be faster than the clamd support 
in the previous version.
Thanks for Rick Cooper for this contribution.

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The Change Log is:

* New Features and Improvements *
1 Direct support for the "clamd" virus scanner -- now talks directly to the
  clamd daemon without any overhead of calling clamd-wrapper or clamdscan.
  As a result, this should be faster than the previous clamd support.
  It also has a much smaller memory footprint than the "clamavmodule" 
  This is all thanks to Rick Cooper who wrote the original code.
  New configuration options are
  - Clamd Port = 3310
  - Clamd Socket = /tmp/clamd
  - Clamd Lock File = /var/lock/subsys/clamd
  - Clamd Use Threads = no
  The use of these settings is explained in the MailScanner.conf file.


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