[Mimedefang] Installed FPScan and it's just hanging and then timing out.

Dianne Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Feb 5 08:06:04 EST 2016

On Fri, 5 Feb 2016 07:47:25 +0100 (CET)
Steffen Kaiser <skmimedefang at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de> wrote:

> First(ly), I would try to patch mimedefang.pl in sub 
> message_contains_virus_fpscan () to include 
> "--nospin </dev/null" as option to fpscan. --nospin disables the 
> progress bar and </dev/null disables interactivity.

Thanks, Steffen.  I will make that change.

WHY do software developers write virus-scanners that assume interactivity
by default?  I mean how many people actually invoke their virus scanners
directly from a terminal?



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