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

martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> [2004.10.04.2336 +0200]:
> > Frankly speaking, the question whether to include clamav or not in
> > sarge is IMHO not a question whether volatile exists or not.
> > Either clamav is stable enough to be part of a stable release or
> > not.
> I think you are missing the point.
> clamav can be as stable as a rock but be completely useless... when
> two months after Sarge's release, a new virus hits hard, and in
> order to detect it, clamav needs libfoo, which is not in Debian.
> What then? *Maybe* we could push a new clamav via security.d.o, but
> what about libfoo?

How could clamav possibly have a stable engine and suddenly start to
need libfoo? Are specialized virus-detection libraries that common?


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