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Re: Updating scanners and filters in Debian stable (3.1)

Johannes Rohr <j.rohr@gmx.de> writes:

> For virus definitions this seems impractical to me: Firstly the
> maintainer would have to check the vendor's site once or twice a day
> for updates and upload them to Debian. I don't think any maintainer
> would like to accept this job. O.K., this could be automated to some
> degree, but you still have to sign the package before it is uploaded.

If we are going to package them at all, we should do our best to keep
them up to date.

Otherwise, we should not be packaging virus descriptions at all.

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