[clamav-users] Packaging ClamAV

Nick Howitt nick at howitts.co.uk
Mon Aug 12 16:49:01 EDT 2019



On 12/08/2019 19:16, J.R. via clamav-users wrote:
>> I would suggest not packaging them at all, and they
>> should be downloaded from the update servers the
>> first time the update is ran.
> Ideally yes, I would agree.
>
> However then you run into the edge-case of what if the machine has no
> (or very limited) internet access? I *think* it's a requirement for
> any package that it has to be able to run (even if there is some part
> that is out-of-date).
>
>
Interestingly, it seems clamd will just start with bytecode.cvd present, 
so technically it appears to be possible just to package bytecode.cvd 
and fire off a freshclam as part if the post-install. How does that sound?



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