[CentOS] ClamAV version(s)

Thu Apr 24 13:45:02 UTC 2008
Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>

Quoting Sam Drinkard <sam at wa4phy.net>:

> I had clamav-milter working as well as clamd, then for some reason clamd
> stopped and would not create the socket.  After much hair pulling, I
> finally tracked the problem(s) down to /etc/clamd.conf.  After
> commenting all the stuff out that was providing errors, it is now
> working again.  I had somehow mixed versions from sourceforge and
> centos, and when I could not get things to update correctly, I removed
> clamav-milter and reinstalled it.  My question is about clamd. " clamd
> --version yields ClamAV 0.88.7/2314/Sun Dec 10 15:02:13 2006 "
> Is this the most current version available from centos?  In the logs,
> there is a note about it being drastically outdated and pointed me to an
> FAQ file on clamd.  I don't want to go through that hassle of mixing
> repos and get all fouled up again.

The version you have is very outdated.  rpmforge has updated packages that work
well.  I highly recommend them.