On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 11:52:58 -0700, SJS (Stephen) wrote:
Clamav has been a special set of packages with a convoluted history
from when it was a package in Fedora Extras. It has many ideas that
were experimented with back then but not used later. It is probably a
package that needs a serious rethunk. How it is started and packaged
has effects on other packages so it is a Gordian knot.
Of key importance here is to understand that the Fedora community ought to
decide on what they would like the Clamav packages to look like. That will
require more than just posting complaints in several places of this world.
It requires volunteers to work on creating add-on packages or on changing
the packaging fundamentally. It's not as if the packaging were wrong. But
it has turnt out that the user community simply doesn't get accustomed to
the package design (and e.g. its special security considerations and setup