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

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Sat Aug 31 12:21:11 EDT 2019


On Saturday, August 31, 2019 12:04:36 PM EDT Henrik K wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2019 at 04:48:54PM +0100, G.W. Haywood via clamav-users 
wrote:
> > More testing, by people prepared to chip in some effort instead of
> > complaining about something that they get for free, would be great.
> 
> The final responsibility of implementing and testing the issue is still that
> of the ClamAV team.
> 
> You are really making this much more complex and "scary" issue than it is.
> New features and major versions have been constantly released these past
> years.  Just because someone in the bug had a random issue with patch that
> wasn't even analyzed by devs, doesn't mean it will "break millions of
> systems" - especially if it isn't enabled by default (which is wise, since
> it would need more memory).  It's simply a matter of willing to check and
> implement it.

Not to put too fine a point on it, but if you are unhappy with the service you 
are receiving, you should switch to a different vendor.  I suspect it's 
unlikely you'll get the same value for money elsewhere.

Scott K




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