[Pkg-clamav-devel] Bug#598083: clamav-daemon: PAE not taken into account when testing RLIMIT_DATA

Michael Tautschnig mt at debian.org
Sun Sep 26 09:17:45 UTC 2010

tags 598083 + pending

> Package: clamav-daemon
> Version: 0.96.3+dfsg-1~volatile1
> Severity: normal
> Was installing the new clamav from volatile today, and I noticed this warning while I was installing the new 
> package:
> Setting up clamav-daemon (0.96.3+dfsg-1~volatile1) ...
> Installing new version of config file /etc/init.d/clamav-daemon ...
> Starting ClamAV daemon: clamd WARNING: Running on 32-bit system, and RLIMIT_DATA > 2GB, lowering to 2GB!
> Yes, I'm i686 (32-bit), but I'm using a PAE kernel, so RLIMIT_DATA > 2GB isn't a problem. The test should
> take PAE kernels into account when making this check.

Thanks a lot for taking the time to report this. Upstream has already fixed this
issue; it's actually just a bogus warning, because the corresponding code is
only required on BSD-based systems. We will include a fix in the next upload.

Best regards,

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