[clamav-users] How to boost clamav? Reloading database results in a talking timeout?

Henrik K hege at hege.li
Sat Aug 31 11:30:46 EDT 2019


On Sat, Aug 31, 2019 at 11:18:00AM -0400, Michael Orlitzky via clamav-users wrote:
> 
> Micah took the time to answer a question and provide a status update.
> It's counterproductive to shame people for being honest.

It's perfectly fine to shame a corporation for doing seemingly strange
things.  Micah etc are paid developers and not volunteers maintaining some
stale Open Source thingy.  Well atleast I hope they are not..

An existing patch has existed for 5 years, so I'm pretty interested in
hearing why such a basic and important feature is still not implemented. 
Only thing that comes to mind is that the developers don't even actually use
ClamAV personally, or the use is so marginal that they don't even encounter
this problem.

If I encountered a bug like that on some project that I'm maintaining, I
would be shamed not to rapidly fix it.  But perhaps it's the organization to
blame.



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