[CentOS] rpmforge problem

Mon Apr 21 17:59:30 UTC 2008
Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com>

On Monday 21 April 2008 18:41:31 Lorenzo Martínez Rodríguez wrote:
> Hello, I have suffered the same problem you describe with clam updates.
> Finally it worked the upgrade from 0.92.XXX to 0.93.
> [root at Carmen ~]# rpm -qa|grep -i clam
> clamav-db-0.93-2.el4.rf.i386
> clamd-0.93-2.el4.rf.i386
> clamav-0.93-2.el4.rf.i386
> The problem I had was that at starting the clamd the daemon it crashed
> claiming something about the database format was incorrect. As you can
> imagine I have uninstalled clam*; saved the configuration files;
> updatedb; locate -i clam; yum install clamav-db clamd clamav; re-tunned
> the conf files, rights, etc...; fresclam; and it is working again.
> Hope it helps. Regards,
> P.S.: Yes, I do love top-posting if it helps (before some taliban says
> something to me, the list is to help people. I hope not to be unpolite)

I removed my 0.92 clamav, then installed the new one, which went without a 
hitch.  The odd thing was that 'yum provides' said that the missing file was 
actually provided by the existing clamav.  Very confusing.

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