Clamav-status Was: Re: Meeting summary/minutes from today's EPEL sig meeting (2011-03-14)

Jan-Frode Myklebust janfrode at
Wed Mar 16 10:28:07 UTC 2011

On 2011-03-15, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
>>   4 - Some files below /var/lib/clamav/ are still owned by old
>> clamav-user after the upgrade, so freshclam is unable to write to
>> these. Problem at least for mirrors.dat.
> Perhaps we could do a %post that chowns them? Or a %pre that rm's them?=20

It was only the /var/lib/clamav/mirrors.dat that was causing problems
being owned by numeric id (old clamav user) and only readable by this
user. Guess %ghost should fix this, right ?

	%defattr(0644, clam, clam, 0755)
	%ghost %{_localstatedir}/lib/clamav/mirrors.dat


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