ClamAv: is anyone paying attention?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Thu Nov 23 03:18:13 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 22 November 2006 19:26, Brian Fahrlander wrote:

>   So once do we get the mechanism updated?  The
> maintainer-of-record is for the generic, Debian version. And adding the
> backport repos doesn't help any.
>   Does *anyone* know who's supplying the ClamAV stuff for Ubuntu?

It's in Universe, so I'd ask the MOTUs.

Personally, I'd think it important enough to be in main (at least for a lot of 
server applications), but it's not there yet.  I'd suggest a fruitful avenue 
of approach would be to research what's needed to get it in main and then 
work to get it there.

Scott K

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