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Re: Need help getting clamav working



On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 19:35 +0100, Bob Brennan wrote:
> On 4/15/05, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 18:28 +0100, Bob Brennan wrote:
> > > On 4/15/05, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> > > > Bob Brennan wrote:
> > > > >>Wow, that is a very old ClamAV version. You should really update
> > > > >>quickly. 0.83 is current. I see Fedora Extras you are using (you posted
> > > > >>that in the other reply) only has the very old 0.71 version. I highly
> > > > >>recommend to either use the repository I am using or Dag's.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > I had already tried that and hit a dependency loop that is beyond my
> > > > > newbie-ness. Specifically:
> > > > >
> > > > > http://dag.wieers.com/packages/clamav/
> > > > > clamav-0.83-1.1.fc3.rf.i386.rpm needed clamav-db
> > > > > clamav-db-0.83-1.1.el3.rf.i386.rpm needs data(clamav)
> > > > > clamd-0.83-1.1.fc3.rf.i386.rpm needs clamav
> > > > > loop...
> > > >
> > > > Install them all at the same time:
> > > >
> > > > # rpm -Uvh clam*.rpm
> > > >
> > > > This bundles all the packages into the same transaction, where they are
> > > > able to resolve each other's dependencies.
> > >
> > > # rpm -Uvh clam*.rpm
> > > # error: File not found by glob: clam*.rpm
> > >
> > > I'm smart enough to know I either need to have added dag's repository
> > > (and key?) somewhere or have already downloaded the rpm files
> > > somewhere. But not smart enough to know where or how. Or where to find
> > > out, sorry.
> > 
> > How did you provoke your computer into telling you about the dependency
> > loop?
> 
> I go to (using firefox's file un-roller)
>   http://dag.wieers.com/packages/clamav/
> click on
>   clamav-0.83-1.1.fc3.rf.i386.rpm
> which tries to install but needs clamav-db
> so I click on
>   clamav-db-0.83-1.1.el3.rf.i386.rpm
> which reports it needs data(clamav)
> which I found elsewhere and installed but it doesn't matter
> then I tried
>   clamd-0.83-1.1.fc3.rf.i386.rpm
> which needs clamav which was the first thing I tried to install!
> 
> I tried the same thing at the clamav site, also stuck on dependencies.
> yum from the fc3-extras is the only thng I could make work but as you
> said it is out-of-date and doesn't include freshclam.
> 
> Assume I have just enough knowledge/experience to get myself into
> trouble but not enough to get out... :-)
> 

Why not just download all 3 files from dag, then use the rpm command
given above?.

> bob
> 


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