[clamav-users] ClamAV® blog: ClamAV 0.99.3 has been released!

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Fri Jan 26 22:39:39 UTC 2018



On January 26, 2018 2:54:57 PM UTC, "Joel Esler (jesler)" <jesler at cisco.com> wrote:
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>On Jan 26, 2018, at 9:49 AM, Reindl Harald
><h.reindl at thelounge.net<mailto:h.reindl at thelounge.net>> wrote:
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>Am 26.01.2018 um 15:40 schrieb Joel Esler (jesler):
>As previously mentioned, if you downloaded the beta version of ClamAV
>0.99.3, you will need to completely uninstall it and do a fresh install
>with the production version of 0.99.3 as there are significant code
>differences
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>when i read something like this in 2018 my brain ends with a bluescreen
>
>This is something we debated for a couple weeks here internally and we
>found this to be the best solution.  We were stuck between a rock in
>and a hard place.  Trust me, this is not the user experience I want for
>our users either.

Couldn't (old) 0.99.3 beta users just have ignored (new) 0.99.3? As far as I can tell, the beta had all the fixes.

Assuming that is correct, I think better advice for beta users would be to do nothing now and update to 0.100 beta when it is available.

Scott K



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