[Clamav-devel] LibClamAV

Brandon Perry bperry.volatile at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 10:10:21 EDT 2015

As I understand it, freshclam simply download cvds based on a DNS entry.
The engine loads the cvds at creation, so if you were to update the cvds,
you would need to destroy and recreate an engine. All you need is libclamav.

Not sure about clamd.conf

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Charles Heizer <ceh329 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm new to clam av and I like what I see. I would like to add clam av
> support to an app I'm developing but would like to understand the libclamav
> api.
> The Api looks simple enough but what I don't understand from the docs is,
> do I need to deploy the entire clam av client to a system prior to
> including it with my app? I don't see an api to update the database or a
> way to reference the clamd.conf file?
> Thanks,
> Charlie
> Sent from my iPhone
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