[Pkg-clamav-devel] Bug#1033279: the clamav-freshclam package fails to upgrade on Debian 11

Sebastian Andrzej Siewior sebastian at breakpoint.cc
Sat Aug 19 18:34:02 BST 2023

On 2023-03-21 08:42:00 [+0100], Giancarlo Giesa wrote:
> description: the clamav upgrade via apt-get failed
> the reason seems to be that the file /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log is not
> detected but instead this exists

Is this still valid? Asking because…

> proceeding with the command dpkg --configure -a does not solve the problem.
> some output:
> root at nas:~# dpkg --configure -a
> Setting up clamav-freshclam (0.103.8+dfsg-0+deb11u1) ...
> touch: cannot touch '"/var/log/clamav/freshclam.log"': No such file or
> directory

touch on that file does not work. Do you have some kind of symlink setup
or so? /var/log/clamav/ should exist an touching
/var/log/clamav/freshclam.log should be possibling.

> but the file "/var/log/clamav/freshclam.log" is readable:
> root at nas:~# cat /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log

Is there somerhing special here?


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