Using Clam-AV on Ubuntu...

Yannick Le Saint (kyncani) y.lesaint at
Thu Jul 28 19:33:59 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 12:04 -0500, Steve Kratz wrote:
> Running frshclam, however, complains that the engine is out-of-date. Is
> there a recommended way to get the latest engine update on a regular
> basis? (Current is .86, Ubuntu's repos have .83).

  Every package in ubuntu is frozen when a new ubuntu release is out, on
a 6 months basis.

  AFAIK, there are some solutions to have regular upgrades (in order of
my preferences) :

    - use debian/unstable, but regularly moving also means introducing
new bugs from time to time.
    - use backports, but backports does not seem official enough to me.
    - use apt-pinning, but this is hell to maintain.

  If i were you, i would stick with ubuntu's version and ignore
out-of-date engine's messages.


Yannick Le Saint (kyncani) <y.lesaint at>
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