[clamav-users] Packaging ClamAV

J.R. themadbeaker at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 08:25:45 EDT 2019


main.cvd rarely changes (last update was Jan 2018), it is only when
the daily gets so large they push a bunch of signatures over. Bytecode
also does not get updated very often. Really the only things are daily
& safebrowsing (if enabled) that change regularly.

Since the are 'signed' files, there's really no way for a 3rd party to
fudge them (afaik).

I don't think it would be wise to include stub files, because if there
is a network issue during install a person could falsely believe that
their installation was successful and being protected, when they
really aren't. Even if you are including files that are slightly
outdated, that's giving them some level of protection out of the box.


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