Re: [SRM] clamav 0.94.x EOL
On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 at 14:47:21 +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> Just in case the stable release managers what to do something about it
> and don't know about this yet, clamav upstream are taking some
> interesting measures to "encourage" people to upgrade from the now
> EOLed 0.94.x series. The mail isn't fully clear, but it seems that
> clamav 0.94.x will not work at all from April 15th 2010 and will not
> recieve signature updates from May 2010, so I guess removal from
> stable/oldstable is in order as well as an announcement of some sort
> (DSA perhaps?).
Sorry, it may seem a little harsh, but the reason is that unless the
majority of ClamAV users upgrade to >= 0.95.x, old freshclams will put
an excessive load on ClamAV database mirrors and that will harm *all*
of ClamAV users, not only the ones running old versions.
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