F-Prot question && 2 minor siteremarks.

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Jun 28 19:26:38 IST 2003

At 18:53 28/06/2003, you wrote:
>I recently reinstalled the mailscanner server and in the process upgraded
>to the latest F-Prot fp-linux-ws-4.1.0-1.i386.rpm version:
>Program version: 4.1.0
>Engine version: 3.13.3
>SIGN.DEF created 25 June 2003
>SIGN2.DEF created 25 June 2003
>MACRO.DEF created 23 June 2003
>Whenever i try to run the f-prot-autoupdate the following error occurs:
>[root at ph-dmz-01 root]# /usr/lib/MailScanner/f-prot-autoupdate
>FTP address for retrieving files is ftp://us-3.updates.f-prot.com/pub/
>Unknown fatal error calling "checksum", exiting, No such file or directory
>Reading the autoupdate script it requires an program checksum, according
>to the script this should be included in the rpm/tar i checked both and
>couldn't find it.

The latest versions have an updated f-prot-autoupdate script which fixes this.

>On the page:
>My eye felt on the following sentence:
>"The MailScanner development team do not send any unsolicited e-mail."
>Shouldn't this be "does not send" I don't know why, but it's one of those
>"I have a feeling that..." thing.

"team" is normally referred to in the plural. If it were third person, it
would be "they" not "it".

>Secondly on the main page:
>3rd Party Commercial Systesms and Services Based on MailScanner
>This can't be right, I Think and hope ;-) it should be systems i guess...

Julian Field
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