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Re: [Clamav-users] SELinux blocks meminfo access

From: Moray Henderson (ICT) <Moray.Henderson_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jun 11 2008 - 11:13:24 GMT
To: <>

>From: T?r?k Edwin <>
>Apparently qsort() reads /proc/meminfo, trying to determine if the
>temporary storage needed for sorting can be allocated in physical memory.
>If it can't determine how much memory is available it will always assume
>there is enough.

Hi Edwin,

Thanks for that info. Sorry if this is a silly question: could clam do enough sorting to put memory-pressure on older servers (e.g. 256 or 512M total memory)?

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