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Re: [Clamav-users] STRANGE BUT SOLVED => Re: What account is expired ???

From: Stephen Gran <steve_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Sep 24 2008 - 18:08:07 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net


On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 08:02:20PM +0200, Christian Eichert said:
> Its strabge but its solved.
>
> It seems like the fialure comes from a dpkg-reconfigure command I gave
> to switch to root from clamav
> and it seems like the /etc/clamav/clamav.conf and
> /etc/clamav/clamav-freshclam.conf are not updated corectly
>
> in clamav.conf was still User:clamav

If you have a reproducible test case that makes the reconfigure fail, please pass it over to me - I'd like those scripts to be robust.

That being said, running clamd as root is fairly ill-advised in most circumstances, so I'd recommend against it unless you have a particularly compelling reason. -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Stephen Gran | Madison's Inquiry: If you have to | | steve@lobefin.net | travel on the Titanic, why not go first | | http://www.lobefin.net/~steve | class? | --------------------------------------------------------------------------

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