ClamAV upgrade

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at
Thu Oct 26 19:09:48 UTC 2006

On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 06:36:00PM +0300, Toomas Aas wrote:
> Darryl Hoar wrote:
> >evidently I don't have freshclam installed on 
> >the system as /usr/local/etc/rc.d does not
> >contain clamac-freshclam.   
> As you mmention, you have ClamAV 0.83. If it is installed from FreeBSD 
> ports/packages, this old version didn't have separate startup script for 
> freshclam, but the freshclam binary itself should still exist (use 
> 'which freshclam' to find it).
> That being said, you really should update to newer version, 0.83 is 
> quite old.
> >Is there any trick to installing freshclam ?
> >Or do I just use /usr/ports ?
> Just use ports (to upgrade ClamAV). Freshclam is part of ClamAV.

Afther updating your sources you could upgrade easy with portupgrade
clamav if you installed the port portupgrade. If you haven't then it
wise to install this port.


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