[PLUG] What is this please?

म.हा.सा.ग.र o.s.h.o at guruvision.com
Sun Dec 7 20:30:46 PST 2008


On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 6:10 AM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> Maybe a food for thought for people concerned with *el4* distribution..
>
> You mean, a not so good virus scanner as this is classic case of false
> warnings. Clamav is a anti-virus scanner in Linux that is primary used
> to scan Windows viruses. In this case, these packages come from a third
> party repository called "rpmforge" and is build for EL 4 = Red Hat
> Enterprise Linux 4. Frequently, anti-virsuses will detect other virus
> scanners as viruses because they hold some of the same patterns when
> doing brute force string matching. A good anti-viruses program wouldn't
> just rely on string matches.
>
> Rahul
>


I will just extend your thought and say doogle or any of today's
search engines that just matches *the string* is not a good search
mechanism :-)



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