Klamav Updates

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Mon Aug 13 10:09:42 BST 2007

On Mon, 13 Aug 2007 09:57:31 +0200 Krzysztof Lichota <krzysiek at lichota.net> 
>Scott Kitterman napisaB(a):
>> These are all good points and were mostly ones I argued during the 
>>  The fundamental concern I have is I know (now) that the packaged clamav 
>> will interact with the local version without particularly complaining 
>> it.  This is sufficiently risky in my book to trump the other 
>> There are other issues too, like the clamav updates downloaded by klamav 
>> won't have any of the Debian/Ubuntu patches installed.
>And what are these patches for? Are they really important or just change
>paths, etc.?
>Maybe Clamav should be packaged exactly as upstream, without patches, so
>that it could update itself without problems?
Virus definitions are already gotten directly from upstream.

Scott K

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