[clamav-users] Using a file to list exclusions for on-demand search?

Andreas Schulze andreas.schulze at datev.de
Fri Jan 5 19:11:51 UTC 2018

Am 04.01.2018 um 19:37 schrieb Paul B.:
> Hi,
> I just installed ClamAv on a desktop Linux machine. I would like to
> set it up using aliases in the bashrc file, so I can do various kinds
> of file and directory scans from the command line. Rather than an
> unwieldy string of exclusions in the alias' command line, I would like
> to have a file that lists exclusions, which Clam would reference. I've
> seen mention of this ability, but not enough info to get me started. I
> do not have the daemon installed, just ClamAv, and FreshClam for
> updates.
Hello Paul,

you're not alone. see https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=12001
If others also thinks it's a useful feature, please document the use 
cases in that ticket.


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