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Re: about volatile.d.o/n

On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 03:01:11AM -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
> Packages like virus checkers seem to be
> composed of 2 parts: the app program and the data where the data in
> this case are virus sigs and the app is say clamav. And the 'volitile'
> part is the virus sigs whereas the app (once it hits stable) shouldnt
> change unless it warrents a 'security' update. So, volitile should be
> for the data/virus sigs that need updating when new bugs hit the 'net.

No, often such kind of programs need engine update. That's true for
both AV and antispam programs as well.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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