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Bug#442225: installer triggers anti-virus detection

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 09:43:08PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> While a good argument has been made that fixing this in nsis is not
> feasable, this is still a bad sequence of events:
> * Joe User inserts Debian CD.
> * Windows tells him it has a virus.
> * Joe User does not install Debian.
> If this happened every time, we'd probably need to reconsider
> autolaunching win32-loader. So we should keep track of when and how
> often this happens.
> I'm reopening the bug and tagging it wontfix to aid it such tracking,
> hope that's ok.

Now that I think of it, the affected file was nsisdl.dll, which is the plugin
used to download stuff in network mode.  This isn't used in the CDs.

Robert Millan

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