Clamav 0.95

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Tue Mar 31 20:30:53 IST 2009

2009/3/31 Mike M <mrm at>:
> 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
It's actually quite simple to "stay source" for clamd... all needed
components are in the contrib part, like init script and clamdwatch,
so ... that's what I do (I use Jules packaging, since it's so ...

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