setup for Sophos autoupdate?

Michael Chaney mdchaney at MICHAELCHANEY.COM
Thu May 9 22:14:53 IST 2002

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 02:44:01PM -0400, Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> Help...
>    I can't figure out why autoupdate won't go (error: Could not calculate
> Sophos version number), and I wonder if I have my directories and executable
> placement correct.  I have Sophos SAVI 3.57x installed.  The directory/file
> structure for my /opt/sophos looks like:

There's a minor bug in the auto-updater, here's the patch:

<       next unless $vdlname =~ /^vdl-(\d+)\.(\d+)(n?)\.dat$/;
>       next unless $vdlname =~ /^vdl-(\d+)\.(\d+)([a-z]?)\.dat$/;

Michael Darrin Chaney
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