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Re: file monitor fails on files in MFS filesystem

From: Jeff Richards
Subject: Re: file monitor fails on files in MFS filesystem
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 17:34:43 -0700 (PDT)

I saw that in the docs and checked.  Here's a listing of the file.

-rw-------  1 clamav  clamav  416 Mar 19 19:46 /var/lib/clamav/mirrors.dat

Martin Pala <address@hidden> wrote:
can you send the output of "ls -l /var/lib/clamav/mirrors.dat"?

the 'check file' requires that the target is regular file (no symlink or
any other type)


Jeff Richards wrote:
> I have clamav updating into a MFS(OpenBSD, MFS=memory filesystem) and
> periodically sync it to a directory on the drive. I wanted to monitor
> the file '/var/lib/clamav/mirrors.dat' so if it was updated I use that
> as my trigger to execute my sync script.
> monit reports this error: 'mirrors.dat' is not regular file
> I guess it has something to do with the file being in MFS?
> I got around my problem because I noticed that freshclam has a
> --on-update-execute switch which does what I need.
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