make-clamav-data-package - preliminary manpage clamav-getfiles -
make-clamav-data-package (previously known as clamav-getfiles) uses
freshclam to download current virus databases from the clamav web site
and packages them up as a clamav-data.deb package for installation on a
system that cannot do the download for itself or for local
make-clamav-data-package doesn’t take any parameters.
It places the .deb file and accompanying source package in the current
The following environment variables can be used to control the package
FRESHCLAM - Path to the freshclam binary. Default: $(which freshclam)
FRESHCLAMCONF - Parameters to be passed to freshclam. Default: empty.
SIGTOOL - Path to the sigtool binary. Default: $(which sigtool)
CLAMAV_CHECK - Path to the clamav-check binary. Default: $(which
DEBHELPERVERSION - Version of Debhelper to have clamav-data build
depend on. Default: 5.
DISTRIBUTION - Distribution to put in the changelog. Default: local
SECTION - Section to put in the control file. Default: utils
AUTOGENWARNING - Warning to put into the package description. If
"none", no warning is included. Default: Warning text hardcoded into
0 - Package built successfully.
1 - An error has happened during database download.
2 - Package didn’t pass verification tests.
3 - An error has happened during package build.
10 - No new databases have been found, no new package built.
Many. Be prepared to debug.
make-clamav-data-package and this manpage was written by Marc Haber.