Question about ClamAV

David Timms dtimms at
Fri Jul 20 14:09:02 UTC 2007

Steven Ringwald wrote:
>> Version 0.88 is seriously out of date. You should go to 0.91.  I build
>> clamav from source on the production servers because I don't want to
>> wait for the packagers. It's pretty simple to do it.
>> Here's my script:
>>   [ download and untar, then CD into that directory]
>>   ./configure --enable-milter --prefix=/usr --exec-prefix=/usr
>> - --sysconfdir=/etc --with-dbdir=/var/lib/clamav --disable-zlib-vcheck
>>    make
>>    make install
>>    /etc/init.d/clamd restart
>>    /etc/init.d/clamav-milter restart
>> I don't know if the "disable-zlib-vcheck" is still required with F7, but
>>  it seems to work just fine.
As I understand it, there has not been much in the way of changes 
gcc/glibc between fc6 and f7, and hence f7 actually uses some packages 
for fc6.

Given that, you might find that clamav from f7 installs without trouble 
on fc6 {at clam v 0.90.


More information about the users mailing list