[clamav-users] Debian packaging

Torge Husfeldt torge.husfeldt at 1und1.de
Mon Mar 30 12:37:52 EDT 2015


sorry to warm up this _really_old_ topic.

Am 11.02.2014 um 17:23 schrieb Jim Popovitch:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:06 AM, Andrew Kelly <gadfly at snafu.de> wrote:
>> Nearly mid February 2014 now. 0.98.1 has been available for a
>> month already, and Debian is still stuck at 0.97.8.

And one more year and one more security-related fix later still no solution.

> Welcome to Debian. ;-)  If you want bleeding edge, don't use Debian
> Stable (use Debian Testing)

In this light, it looks like "LTS" is a joke, too.

I had to emergency-disable archive-scanning more than a month ago and
still have no solution.
Looks like, if I want to continue to protect ~10M domains in Shared
Hosting using clamav I will have to ask my employer to provide a
debian-lts-maintainer for it ...

>> Is there any kind of formal statement from the package maintainer,
>> or is this simply an orphaned project?
> The Debian ClamAV Team *is* working on testing/packaging.  The process
> generally involves first solving Debian specific issues, as they
> relate to ClamAV, in Debian Unstable and Testing.
> You can see that 0.98.1 is already in Testing and UnStable here:
> http://packages.qa.debian.org/c/clamav.html
> On that page, you can view "todo" at the top middle to see the current
> outstanding build/packaging issues.
> hth,
> -Jim P.
> _______________________________________________
> Help us build a comprehensive ClamAV guide:
> https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-faq
> http://www.clamav.net/support/ml

Sorry for my rambling.

Torge Husfeldt

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