init.d bug in clamav-milter 0.90.2-0ubuntu1

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Aug 1 18:33:40 BST 2007

On Wednesday 01 August 2007 11:26, Matt "Cyber Dog" LaPlante wrote:
> I've got clamav-milter 0.90.2-0ubuntu1 installed.  There is a bug in the
> /etc/init.d/clamav-milter script around like 99:
> kill -9 -"$PID"
> The problem appears to be that the pid file
> (/var/run/clamav/ also begins with a dash (eg -7943), so
> the kill line actually winds up trying to
> Kill -9 -"-7943", which fails.  Removing the excess dash from the init
> script fixes things.
Thank you for your interest.  We've had a look and this issue is already 
resolved (in a different way) in the current version of Clamav in Gutsy.

In general, bug reports in Launchpad are a better way to report this kind of 

Please keep contributing to making Ubuntu better,

Scott K

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