package clamav-0.105.1_4,1 fails to update signatures

Pierre-Alain TORET pierre-alain.toret at
Thu Jan 12 07:24:13 PST 2023

------- Original Message -------
Le jeudi 12 janvier 2023 à 11:29, Pierre-Alain TORET <pierre-alain.toret at> a écrit :

> Hello,
> ------- Original Message -------
> Le jeudi 12 janvier 2023 à 08:10, Stephen Welker stephen.welker at a écrit :
> > [...]
> >
> > > Its usually easier to use dsynth than to use make inside the dports
> > > tree. Options overrides are also separated out into their own directory.
> >
> > Although, this may be a solution, a major problem is that current ClamAV
> > 0.105.1 package is mostly unusable for anyone
> We haven't had a feedback about ClamAV yet, so we didn't know about that.
> We're now building the ports with the default options from FreeBSD more or less and that would mean some of them regarding curl leads to ClamAV being broken
> Would you mind opening a ticket about that issue to help us track it ?
> Either on (you will need to ask for an account first, IRC is a good place to do so), or on if you already have a Github account.
> > (not to mention that the current version is ClamAV 1.0.0 LTS).
> Regarding ClamAV, we follow the FreeBSD ports, and we're currently on 2022Q4 branch, and that's the version available in that one.
> Version 1.0.0 should land when we start using FreeBSD 2023Q1 branch, the version has been updated with
> > I could build ClamAV & curl+c-ares from source, for that matter any
> > package that depends on curl would have to removed and built from source
> > - the moment a package requires curl, it would reinstall the curl
> > package because it is missing or incomplete.
> I did a quick test and was able to build curl with the CARES option enabled by just modifying the Makefile in the dports tree, and then ClamAV package rebuilt fine after that, I can send you some pre-built packages if you are interested to try, as I only built it, but didn't try running ClamAV.

Actually I've tested the available binary package available (so without curl being built with CARES option), and it seems to be able to download the databases just fine here :

% doas -u clamav freshclam
ClamAV update process started at Thu Jan 12 16:19:56 2023
daily database available for update (local version: 26778, remote version: 26779)
Current database is 1 version behind.
Downloading database patch # 26779...
Time:    0.1s, ETA:    0.0s [========================>]   14.78KiB/14.78KiB
Testing database: '/var/db/clamav/tmp.e2391e8b02/clamav-78be58dc0be3d78a940f0b273d074070.tmp-daily.cld' ...
Database test passed.
daily.cld updated (version: 26779, sigs: 2015974, f-level: 90, builder: raynman)
main database available for download (remote version: 62)
Time:    7.1s, ETA:    0.0s [========================>]  162.58MiB/162.58MiB
Testing database: '/var/db/clamav/tmp.e2391e8b02/clamav-c39ba4fe76d07c5c32f1e656ffdf2d43.tmp-main.cvd' ...
Database test passed.
main.cvd updated (version: 62, sigs: 6647427, f-level: 90, builder: sigmgr)
bytecode database available for download (remote version: 333)
Time:    0.2s, ETA:    0.0s [========================>]  286.79KiB/286.79KiB
Testing database: '/var/db/clamav/tmp.e2391e8b02/clamav-3b0926f055a72d4d9db4b919a2841a50.tmp-bytecode.cvd' ...
Database test passed.
bytecode.cvd updated (version: 333, sigs: 92, f-level: 63, builder: awillia2)
WARNING: Clamd was NOT notified: Can't connect to clamd through /var/run/clamav/clamd.sock: No such file or directory

How did you install clamav on your machine ?

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