* Brad Scalio <sca...@gmail.com>:
> When a clamscan is ran from cmdline or via cron is the virus signature
> database checked before scanning commences

It is loaded, thus the long startup time.

> in a fashion that if we aren't using clamdscan then is there a need for
> clamd to run, 

No. clamdscan together with clamd eliminated the long startup time.

> does it provide any added features or functionality not already present
> with freshclam + clamscan running on-demand from cronjobs?

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