[Clamav-devel] ClamAV built from Source - Assertion failure.

Steven Morgan smorgan at sourcefire.com
Tue Apr 21 15:11:26 EDT 2015


Please see if the pre-compiled Windows binaries work for you. They can be
found at:


Are you using a Release or Debug build?


On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 2:31 PM, Mohamed Ibrahim <csharpizer at gmail.com>

> Hi ,
> I am new to this list , so, basically what i did is , i have downloaded
> clamAV source code provided as a tar.gz package , i have used the VC
> projects in Win32 folder and set up the environment correctly solving some
> minor issues regarding openssl , some missing libraries but all is working
> fine , now , i can built from source , but the problem is when i run any
> executable either clamscan or freshclam:335 , i get "Assertion failure"
> message , i tried to debug the code and i found that there is a problem
> when free(fp) is called in the manager.cc file on any line that contains
> free(pt) , once it is executed it throws that exception , i am not able to
> run either tools due to this exception.
> How can i solve this problem Thank you.
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