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

Sebastian Arcus s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Thu Oct 20 09:07:14 UTC 2016


>> I'm still not sure I'm following this: why is the cron file provided
> with the Slackbuilds at all, if it is incompatible with Slackware? It's
> worse than nothing - as the user would copy it in place and assume it
> works - as it comes from Slackbuilds and it is presumed to be tested to
> work with Slackware. Wouldn't it be better to provide either nothing or
> provide a suitable cron file that works or at least a patch?
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> It is provided because it is part of the script.  You can generate one
> anytime by running /usr/bin/clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh --install-cron.
> Since it is part of script, I've packaged it in DOCS.#

Thanks for the explanation Nishant. Would it be maybe a good idea to add 
a little note in the README file at the end where it mentions the cron 
script - something like "note the enclosed cron script needs modifying 
to work with Slackware" - or something like that?

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