[Slackbuilds-users] Cron file included with clamav-unofficial-sigs seems broken/incompatible with Slackware

Franzen slackbuilds at schoepfer.info
Wed Oct 19 09:59:06 UTC 2016

On 19.10.2016 11:42, Sebastian Arcus wrote:
> The clamav-unofficial-sigs.cron crond crontab file included with
> clamav-unofficial-sigs seems to be incompatible with the version of Cron
> used on Slackware. It uses the extra field for the username (clamav)
> which seems to break things on Slackware. I've just noticed this on
> several clamav installs which were months out of date, as the cron file
> never worked. Also, I'm not sure the "/bin/bash" bit on the crontab line
> is needed - as it works fine for me without it.

/usr/bin/clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh has to be excuted as user clamav, i 
suggest to don't use the cron-script from upstream, but put the 
following in /var/spool/cron/crontabs/clamav:
12 * * * * /usr/bin/clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh


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