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Old 03-31-2010, 12:35 AM   #1
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error while installing clamav

Dear Experts,

Can you please help me regarding clamav installation in REDHAT. I have download tar package from website and during installation i get following error message...

CC notify.o
CC dns.o
CC execute.o
CC nonblock.o
CC mirman.o
CCLD freshclam
cdiff.o(.text+0x162b): In function `cdiff_apply':
../shared/cdiff.c:917: undefined reference to `gzdopen'
cdiff.o(.text+0x1678):../shared/cdiff.c:929: undefined reference to `gzgets'
cdiff.o(.text+0x1703):../shared/cdiff.c:978: undefined reference to `gzclose'
cdiff.o(.text+0x1732):../shared/cdiff.c:970: undefined reference to `gzclose'
tar.o(.text+0xe0): In function `tar_addfile':
../shared/tar.c:77: undefined reference to `gzwrite'
tar.o(.text+0x13f):../shared/tar.c:90: undefined reference to `gzwrite'
tar.o(.text+0x1af):../shared/tar.c:106: undefined reference to `gzwrite'
manager.o(.text+0x289b): In function `buildcld':
/home/manoj/download/clamav-0.96rc1/freshclam/manager.c:1379: undefined reference to `gzopen'
manager.o(.text+0x293b):/home/manoj/download/clamav-0.96rc1/freshclam/manager.c:1426: undefined reference to `gzclose'
manager.o(.text+0x2a78):/home/manoj/download/clamav-0.96rc1/freshclam/manager.c:1438: undefined reference to `gzclose'
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [freshclam] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/manoj/download/clamav-0.96rc1/freshclam'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/manoj/download/clamav-0.96rc1'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I have tried searching on google regarding this issue but can't find the exact solution to it.

Please help me

Old 03-31-2010, 03:26 AM   #2
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Which Redhat ? Redhat EL 5.4 ? ?

You may not be able to compile that version of clamav on RH ?

The approved way of getting it : # yum search clamav
# yum install clamav*

'clamav*' is in the EPEL repo
.. which also includes 5,000 other packages.


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