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> >> Check the mailing list archives...
> > Let me see: I subscribed to this list in Nov 2009. I need more time
> > to fetch
> > it.
> > Giampaolo
> Then how could you possibly have missed the announcement that clamd
> installations will be disabled?
Probably I didn't even pay attention to it. I'm used to keep software up to
date, so I didn't care too much.
Anyway, you keep thinking the wrong way.
How would you feel if you two days ago had an old clamav which caused one of
your mail servers to stop working?
Why did you choose ClamAV? Only because of price? Or even because it is an
> Starting from 15 April 2010 our CVD will contain a special signature
> which disables all clamd installations older than 0.95 - that is to say
> older than 1 year.
> This move is needed to push more people to upgrade to 0.95 .
> We would like to keep on supporting all old versions of our engine, but
> unfortunately this is no longer possible without causing a disservice
> people running a recent release of ClamAV.
> The traffic generated by a full CVD download, as opposed to an
> incremental update, cannot be sustained by our mirrors.
Well, the more I read it, the more I don't understand the need for shutting
old clamd down.
And the more I feel there was some management "dictact" behind it.