SV: SV: rav not scanning archives by default

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sat Feb 15 21:38:36 GMT 2003

Trying ravav on a reasonable sample of files produced no differences in 
output between ravlin8 and ravav. So edit 
/usr/lib/MailScanner/ravav-wrapper and change line4 to say ravav instead of 

Please give this a try and let me know how you get on.
If there are no problems, this will be changed in the next release.

At 21:24 15/02/2003, you wrote:
>I will try it out and consider changing. I suspect that ravav didn't exist 
>when the RAV support was written (not by me, so I can't say for definite).
>No promises though. It only takes a few minutes to install the GTK 
>At 20:57 15/02/2003, you wrote:
>>is "ravav" in any significance different from "ravlin8" when it comes to
>>detecting/reporting viruses?
>>it would be a real bonus if you could just use ravav and not mess with gtk
>>and all its dependencies
>>regards, Tony
>>-----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
>>Från: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
>>Skickat: den 15 februari 2003 20:16PM.
>>Ämne: Re: SV: rav not scanning archives by default
>>At 19:08 15/02/2003, you wrote:
>> >should I interpret it as to be able to run rav with mailscanner i need gtk
>> >and x?
>> >or can i install just gtk with no x and use ravlin8?
>>You will need to install gtk and its dependencies. You just need the X
>>libraries, not much else. As you attempt to install each one, it will tell
>>you the dependencies it needs.
>> >I really dont want to install x on a server, i prefer keeping it as
>> >down as possible
>>You will need the X libraries to install gtk.
>Julian Field
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Julian Field
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