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Re: [clamav-users] Warning: zlib version at runtime is older

From: Török Edwin <edwintorok_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Dec 10 2010 - 07:54:07 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net

On Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:39:10 +0300
Sergey <a_s_y@sama.ru> wrote:

> On Thursday 09 December 2010, Török Edwin wrote:
>
> > > Are you sure what it is needed ? zlib have "symbol versioning"
> > > and this should be sufficient.
> >
> > Sure, 1.2.3 and 1.2.5 are compatible at API level.
> >
> > But you probably had a reason for installing 1.2.5, and want it to
> > be used. If ClamAV had not warned you probably wouldn't know you're
> > still using the old version.
>
> Probably it is the case for handmade distributives. But package
> managers can control this too. I have this case now: "apt-get install
> clamav" did updated clamav but did not updated zlib. Repository
> contain new zlib and ClamAV builded with it, but package manager use
> symbol versioning and update of zlib does not occur.
>

In that case we should add something for packagers to turn off this
warning. Please open a bug.

Best regards,
--Edwin
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