Clamav 0.95

Jeff A. Earickson jaearick at
Tue Mar 31 16:02:45 IST 2009

On Tue, 31 Mar 2009, Mike M wrote:

> Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 09:41:49 -0500
> From: Mike M <mrm at>
> Reply-To: MailScanner discussion <mailscanner at>
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: Re: Clamav 0.95
> Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
>> I have been running clamd 0.95 with 4.75.9-2 since the new clam came
>> out, with no problems.
>> Jeff Earickson
>> Colby College
> What is the best way to update clamd??   When you try to install the 
> ClamAV+Spamassassin package, it says:
> If you want to use MailScanners support for Clamd (virus-scanning
> daemon) then I recommend you cancel this script now (press Ctrl-C)
> and install the RPMs for clamav, clamav-db and clamd from
> The version of clamd that's there hasn't been updated since .92. Where is the 
> best place to get the latest clamd rpm and Should the ClamAV+Spamassassin 
> package be updated to say so?   If rpm is not an option, is there anything 
> special that needs to be done if compiling a newer version AFTER an rpm 
> version has already been installed?

Since I'm on Solaris, I don't use rpms.  I build from tarballs.  But if you
are using Linux, rpms will be your path of least resistance.

Jeff Earickson
Colby College

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