Cannot run Clamav
shellycat.gw at ntlworld.com
Tue Sep 25 13:05:40 UTC 2007
Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> Graham Watkins wrote:
>> I first installed the version shown under Synaptic Package Manager but
>> whenever I tried to run it I was informed that this version was out of
>> date and so far as I could tell that was the end of the exercise.
> End of the exercise? Why? What was the actual problem besides clamav
> informing you of the availability of a newer upstream release?
> There even might be a newer version in the backports-repository for your
> Ubuntu version.
Nope. It was telling me that the program itself was out of date and then
refusing to run. I'm sure of this because I used the verbose option
> You need to install the required development tools and libraries.
> Installing build-essential might be a useful first step.
I think I've cracked it! A bit of googling showed a requirement for zlib
and zlib-devel. Installed these and ./configure, make and make-install
went ahead with no fatal warnings.
I'll let you know if it works.
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