install-Clam-SA and clamd

Mark Nienberg gmane at
Fri Nov 30 23:32:56 GMT 2007

Scott Silva wrote:
> on 11/29/2007 4:17 PM Mark Nienberg spake the following:
>> A buddy of mine is doing a fresh install of MailScanner on a Centos 5 
>> box and he reported to me that when he ran the install-Clam-SA script 
>> and it gave him the option to install Dag's rpms instead he did so.  
>> But then when he reran the install script and told it that clam was 
>> already installed, it tried to build Mail::ClamAV in addition to all 
>> the SA stuff.
>> The build of Mail::ClamAV failed, I assume because he did not install 
>> Dag's clamav-devel rpm.  The script only says to install clamav, 
>> clamav-db, and clamd from Dag.
>> I think it would be best to skip the build of Mail::ClamAV if the user 
>> says that clamav is already installed.  Or else tell the user to 
>> install the devel package too.
>> Mark
> You should have him look at the message with subject;
> Experimental repository for RHEL 5 / Centos 5

I thought that the experimental yum repository only installed the minimum MS package 
and dependencies.  If so, that doesn't really answer the question about installing 
Clam and SA does it?

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