python-pyclamav - Python bindings to ClamAV

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-pyclamav
Package version 0.4.1
Package release 8build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 32 B
Download size 7.87 KB
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This package adds virus detection capabilities to Python software, thanks to
the ClamAV antivirus toolkit without the need for running clamav-daemon. For
virus scanning with clamav-daemon, python-pyclamd is an available


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-pyclamav_0.4.1-8build1_i386.deb 0.4.1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-pyclamav - - -


Name Value
clamav-freshclam -
libc6 >= 2.4
libclamav7 >= 0.99~rc1
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~


Type URL
Binary Package python-pyclamav_0.4.1-8build1_amd64.deb
Source Package python-clamav

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-pyclamav deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-pyclamav




2016-02-17 - Matthias Klose <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-8build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for clamav transition.
2016-02-05 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-8) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* Bump standards version to 3.9.7 without further change
* Use https: vice git: for Git-Vcs in debian/control
* Remove obsolete python-clamav transitional package
* Clean up ancient Breaks/Replaces/Provides
* Delete gpl.txt from debian/docs to eliminate shipping duplicate license
* Update Homepage field in debian/control
* Update debian watch to explain upstream situation and override
debian-watch-file-missing-version lintian warning
* Update debian/rules to use dh 7 format and bump compat/debhelper version
to 9
* Add explicit build depends on dh-python
* Use pybuild
2012-06-25 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Add support for dpkg-buildflags in debian/rules
* Bump standards-version to 3.9.3 without further change
* Move python-clamav transitional package to section oldlibs
* Drop unneeded python:Provides
2011-12-04 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Build python-clamav transitional package in binary-indep target
(Closes: #650789)
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets
* Enhance package description
* Bump standards version to 3.9.2 without further change
2011-03-11 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* python-pyclamav Breaks python-clamav (<< 0.4.1-4~) instead of Conflicts
* Add debian/watch
* Fix misspelling of package in the last changelog entry
2011-02-19 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to dh_python2
- Drop build-depends on python-support
- Version build-depends on python-all-dev
- Add X-Python-Version
- Add ${python:Breaks}
- Replace dh_pysupport in debian/rules with dh_python2
* Rename binary to python-pyclamav (Closes: #507858)
- Add transitional package in debian/control
- Adjust target of install in debian/rules
* Add install-layout=deb
* Drop alternate depends on clamav-data as it is no longer updated
* Drop redundant build-depends on python
2010-10-03 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Use correct DPMT address for maintainer
* Add vcs-* fields to debian/control
2010-09-22 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Agreed maintainer change to Debian Python Modules Team
- Add myself to uploaders
- Thanks to Cédric Delfosse for his work maintaining python-clamav
* Acknowledge NMU (Closes: #524645)
- Thanks to Imre Gergely
* Convert to source format 3.0 (Quilt) to add patch system
- Convert existing inline change to debian/patches/clamav-095-compat.patch
* Improve debian/copyright
* Add Homepage to debian/control and bump standards version to
without further change
* Remove obsolete debian/pycompat file
2009-04-18 - Imre Gergely <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build against libclamav6/clamav 0.95
- modified pyclamav.c source to use the new API functions 
- cleaned up some old code for clamav 0.75
- updated Build-Depends
2008-05-06 - Cédric Delfosse <>
python-clamav (0.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release

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