Re: Updating scanners and filters in Debian stable (3.1)
On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 07:28:21AM +0100, John Lines wrote:
> > >
> > > 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?
> You could take the rather horrible step of building a static copy of libfoo
> into clamav. This would be rather messy, but would allow a single binary to
> be updated.
Thanks, but no thanks.
What will happen when now libfoo needs a security update?
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