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Re: [SRM] clamav 0.94.x EOL

On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 at 13:09:02 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 12:25:51PM +0200, Tomasz Papszun wrote:
> > Sorry, it may seem a little harsh,
> Why?

Well, from the Paul's message I had an impression he felt so :-).

> >                                    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.
> And a _targeted_ fix is not possible?
> Bastian

0.94.x is no longer officially supported, however you can fix the
problem on your own in Debian and update the internal functionality 
counter to mimic 0.95. Such versions will still be working after 15 
April 2010.

 Tomasz Papszun                                     | And it's only
 tomek at lodz.tpsa.pl http://www.lodz.tpsa.pl/iso/ | ones and zeros.
 tomek at clamav.net   http://www.ClamAV.net/   A GPL virus scanner

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