Symantec CmdLine support

Thomas DuVally thomas_duvally at BROWN.EDU
Wed Jul 10 15:25:29 IST 2002

HOLY $#!T, I think I got it......

I am now going to kiss my O'Reilly Perl books...

Now what do I do with the code (once I triple check that it does work).

Post it here, or send it to Julian?

On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 08:13, Thomas DuVally wrote:
> Ok, so I cut and pasted a few bits in the  The "my &Scanners
> =" just seemed to be command line options.  That took a little time
> since I had to figure out how to get the scanner to print any good info.
> I didn't understand what "InitParser," was for, but since it didn't seem
> used by most scanners, i ignored it.
> Now for the big one.  "ProcessOutput".  I don't think I understand this
> part much.  I did cut and pasted, but with only minimal success.  I got
> it to detect a virus (eicar test string), but it wouldn't clean it.
> Also got errors to the console.
> Is every line of output passed through this one at a time?  I know what
> lines are important in the output.  Just two from what I figure:
> Infected:       /PATH/TO/FILE
> Info:   Virus name ( what was done to it )
> The rest is status and info about none infected files (symlinks, time
> taken, blah, blah)
> On Tue, 2002-07-09 at 17:40, Jonothon Ortiz wrote:
> > >>        I REALLY want to figure this out.  Would a discussion of how to
> > parse a
> > >>virus output be too much to ask for here? :)
> >
> > Yes <fleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeEEEEEEEEEEEE!> lol
> >
> > seriously, it sounds like a fun and educational idea...I know I would learn
> > a bit from a discussion like this.
> --
> Tom DuVally
> Lead Sys. Programmer
> CIS, Brown University
> p 401-863-9466
Tom DuVally
Lead Sys. Programmer
CIS, Brown University
p 401-863-9466

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