Klamav Updates

Michael D. Stemle, Jr. manchicken at notsosoft.net
Sun Aug 12 22:44:25 BST 2007

On Sunday 12 August 2007 14:20:26 Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
> Tom Albers napisał(a):
> > Hi,
> >
> > Disabling the possibility to update a virusscanner is in my humble
> > opinion not the way to go. So I object. Please note that I have
> > little to say in this matter, I just want to have it said.
> I agree.
> Virus scanners are pretty special in this regard, because it is critical
> for them to be updated quickly to react on new viruses. So they should
> bypass normal update procedure, as packaging will always lag behind
> upstream releases.
> 	Krzysztof Lichota

Yes, but there's a difference between program updates and definition updates.
I agree with Scott that we shouldn't have the program updating the program by 

But I do think we should talk to folks who actually use these programs to see 
what they think, as I've never used this program and aren't aware of its 

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