automatic Sophos ide files
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Wed Jan 21 22:21:28 GMT 2004
I have Sophos 3.77 installed and the oldest IDE is zana-a.ide from Dec 9th.
At 22:06 21/01/2004, you wrote:
>I have ide files from early December after I used Sophos.install yesterday
>to install this week's Sophos engine. I guess Sophos must still be
>supplying old ide files for fresh downloads.
>As long as I understand what is going on....
>At 01:59 PM 1/21/2004, Julian Field wrote:
>>The Sophos.install script removes the old ide directory (which is actually
>>only a soft link to the datestamped ide directory).
>>You end up with this:
>> > cd /usr/local/Sophos/
>> > ls -l
>>drwxr-xr-x 2 root other 1536 Jan 21 21:35 377.200401212135
>>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 512 Jan 5 08:50 bin
>>lrwxrwxrwx 1 root other 34 Jan 21 21:35 ide ->
>>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 1024 Jan 5 08:50 lib
>>drwxr-xr-x 10 root root 512 Jan 5 08:50 man
>>If you don't use Sophos.install, then I obviously take no responsibility
>>for what you might end up with :-)
>>At 21:52 21/01/2004, you wrote:
>>>We use the default MailScanner hourly update of Sophos ide files. However,
>>>they seem to accumulate in /usr/local/Sophos/ide indefinitely. oi have
>>>been told that when the new Sophos version comes out each month, the
>>>previous ide files are no longer necessary since they are merged into the
>>>Can anyone confirm this? Is it safe to delete ide files more than a month
>>>old at the time I update the Sophos engine? At least one place on the
>>>Sophos documentation it implies removing the old ide files is necessary.
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