[clamassassin-discuss] ./configure fails (version 1.2.0)

James Lick jlick at drivel.com
Mon Aug 2 09:31:14 PDT 2004

Try upgrading ClamAV.  One other person reported similiar problems but I 
haven't been able to get enough info to diagnose it further, but your 
ClamAV 0.70 is a fairly old version.  The documentation for clamassassin 
says it is designed for ClamAV 0.72 and higher.


Frank Benkstein wrote:

>I just read about clamassassin on the clamav website and wanted to try
>it but ./configure fails for me. Here the output:
>checking for rm... /bin/rm
>checking for cat... /bin/cat
>checking for tr... /bin/tr
>checking for sed... /bin/sed
>checking for formail... /usr/bin/formail
>checking for mktemp... /bin/mktemp
>checking for sigtool... /usr/bin/sigtool
>checking for clamscan... /usr/bin/clamscan
>checking for clamdscan... /usr/bin/clamdscan
>checking for /tmp/clamd... yes
>configure: Using scanner /usr/bin/clamdscan
>configure: Using virus signature file dir /var/lib/clamav
>configure: Using temporary directory /tmp
>configure: Subject header rewriting is off.
>configure: creating ./config.status
>config.status: creating clamassassin
>sed: file ./confstat9OAL4e/subs-1.sed line 43: Unterminated `s' command
>config.status: creating Makefile
>sed: file ./confstat9OAL4e/subs-1.sed line 43: Unterminated `s' command
>I tricked config.status not to delete subs-1.sed and the offending
>line(s) read:
>s, at CONF_SIGLOC@,/var/lib/clamav
>/tmp/clamav-b882029873fe9815,;t t
>Seems that the line break is not ok. At least for my version of sed. I
>end up with both empty Makefile and clamassassin. Some version numbers
>if it helps:
>GNU sed version 4.0.9
>formail v3.22 2001/09/10
>ClamAV version 0.70
>GNU m4 1.4.1
>I tried the older version (1.1.1) and it builds ok. Please say if
>you need more info.
>Best regards
>Frank Benkstein.
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>clamassassin-discuss at tcp.com

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