F-Prot Update Script Available

Julian Field jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jun 13 15:35:27 IST 2002

At 15:20 13/06/2002, you wrote:
>I somehow love my update script.
>It works. ;-)

But what if MailScanner happens to call your copy of F-Prot while it is
half way through unpacking the zip files? That batch of messages won't be
scanned properly and so a virus could easily slip through the net.

This is why my autoupdate scripts use a lockfile in /tmp (which interacts
with MailScanner).

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Lewis Bergman" <lbergman at abi.tconline.net>
>Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 1:53 AM
>Subject: Re: F-Prot Update Script Available
> > The hint about bash2 was it. I changed it to #!/bin/bash2 and it works fine
> > now.

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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