[clamav-users] CentOS 7 EPEL Packages

John Zimmerman john.zimm at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 23:51:09 EST 2016


Thanks Dennis,  I will probably take your approach until the RPMs in the
EPEL are usable.

It would be nice to have them functional out of the EPEL or just have them
removed all together.  It certainly doesn't do that ClamAV project any
favors to leave it in its current state of packaging.

On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 9:14 AM, Dennis Peterson <dennispe at inetnw.com>
wrote:

> I've been using the SRPM files from Fedora to build my own distribution.
> It is a fairly simple matter to edit the specfile to create an rpm file
> that uses directory structures and user/groups that you want. Here's a
> trail head tutorial to get you started.
>
> https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/RebuildSRPM
>
> I've scripted this process to make it repeatable. That includes presetting
> the rpm shell environment variables appropriately. It is a bit more work
> but you do get the installation you want. I've done this to produce a
> clamav installation that is compatible with my entire sendmail/milter
> messaging configuration.
>
> The process applies to any Redhat derivative including Oracle's versions.
> It also applies to pretty much every package on the EPEL site. It's not a
> bad skill to own because it allows you to create local repositories that
> are finessed to support your enterprise and makes it possible to update
> products long before the repositories get around to it (Fedora EPEL, for
> example).
>
> dp
>
>
> On 1/15/16 1:49 PM, Peter Bonivart wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 10:33 PM, Walter H. <Walter.H at mathemainzel.info>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> that sounds quite surprising to me; as I did this with the EPEL
>>> repository
>>> but with CentOS 6
>>> and had no problems;
>>>
>> Even though it's the same guy packaging ClamAV for both CentOS 6 & 7
>> he's gone crazy splitting it for 7 and it's not a good experience
>> using it anymore.
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