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Re: Clam Antivirus
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Clam Antivirus
- From: Craig Barraclough <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 17:01:30 +1000
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- Organization: Creative Digital Technology
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On Wednesday 27 August 2003 19:07, Marc Balmer wrote:
> Hi Portusers
> I am using (i.e. trying to use) clamav's clamd on OpenBSD 3.3 sparc/64.
> The daemon suddenly hangs, accepts connections but does no longer accept
After a while stuffing around with clamd, an email on their clamav-devel list
caught my attention.
Basically it pulls all the buggy code out of libclamav/mbox.c and replaces it
with an external program (ripMIME).
After some initial testing, I'd have to say it is a couple of orders of
magnitude better than the old setup. So, I've updated my working copy of the
You will need to grab a copy of ripMIME from:
(Tested with: http://pldaniels.org/ripmime/ripmime-18.104.22.168.tar.gz
MD5 (ripmime-22.214.171.124.tar.gz) = 4ec1a5bd9d8a47f68697411e9628107f)
I've lost track of all the changes, so take this port with a grain of salt.
But it does seem to be handling the load quite well, using sendmail ->
clamav-milter -> clamd.I've pumped through about 200 emails in the last 10
minutes with no crashes on and old PPro, where previously it was struggling
to stay alive for more than about 10-15 emails.