Clamav 0.95

Randal, Phil prandal at
Tue Mar 31 18:12:57 IST 2009

It looks like Dag's 0.95 packages aren't quite ready for real world use:

When I tried it on Centos 5.2 x64, I got:

"Starting Clam AntiVirus Daemon: LibClamAV Warning: Cannot dlopen: file
not found - unrar support unavailable"

Which seems to be



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-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Julian
Sent: 31 March 2009 17:51
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: Clamav 0.95

I have changed the script to refer you to this repo instead
of It's the same one I've been using recently too, and
seems to have inherited Dag's work.

On 31/3/09 15:45, Eddie Hallahan wrote:
> Heyho
> I use this repository
> Eddie Hallahan
> Enterprise Management Consulting
> Enterprise Management Consulting is a company registered in England
and Wales with company number 3134544. VAT registration number is
> Mike M wrote:
>> 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?
>> Mike


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