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Re: eicar.com installer in Debian, and pre-upload interface to ftpmaster

On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 09:01:25AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jul 2003 17:32:29 +0200, Josip Rodin <joy@srce.hr> wrote:
> >On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 04:51:49PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> >> In the past years, I have found it annoying that the eicar anti-virus
> >> testfile is not available as aptable Debian package.
> >
> >Why is this annoying?
> Because it makes debugging anti-virus software harder, and forces
> maintainers of anti-virus packages to have their own means of
> obtaining eicar.com for testing purposes

I believe we could use this argument to justify packaging everything on
the Internet. After all, why should a browser developer have to have an
internet connection for testing purposes either? etc.

ITP: google.com

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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