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Re: [Clamav-users] ClamAV Plugin for Spamassassin

From: metamorph <brown2235a_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Jun 26 2008 - 01:26:54 GMT

> I googled perl@INC and tried the following:
> 1.) ln -s etc/spamassasson/
> /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/


I take it I screwed up pretty bad? Could you explain (is it the missing leading /) and is there a way to correct this?

> 2.) copying the files into /usr/share/perl5 folder and setting the
> permissions
> 3.) none of the perl commands worked from the terminal or CPAN command
> line-- I am showing my ignorance but this is where I am.
> All the above failed to start clamav and I still get the error below:
> [6290] dbg: config: fixed relative path: /etc/spamassassin/
> [6290] dbg: plugin: loading ClamAV from /etc/spamassassin/
> [6290] warn: plugin: failed to parse plugin /etc/spamassassin/

>I think the @INC thing might be a red herring. Assuming you actually
>have an /etc/spamassassin/ (note the leading /), it is failing
>to parse. There are literally dozens of reasons for why this could be,
>so I'm just going to ask a different question: why are you calling the
>faster malware detecter from the slower spam detecter? I call clamav
>directly, before things go to spamassassin precisely to reduce the load
>on my mail servers.

It was suggested on the manual as the most common method of installing antivirus for use with citadel. Your suggestion seems better than any other I have been given so far. Could you explain how to pipe emails through clamav before spamassassin gets it?

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