{Scanned} bitdefender doesn't update

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Nov 13 16:50:22 GMT 2004

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Kevin Spicer wrote:

>On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 13:33, Julian Field wrote:
>>Can other people confirm this please? I didn't write the original script and
>>it's horribly complicated, and the comments are all in Italian :-(
>IIRC Those lines were commented out a while ago when a faulty plugin
>from bitdefender caused the commented command to stop working and never
>return.  Commenting those lines out allowed the updates to start working
>again.  I suspect (haven't actually looked) that the script doesn't
>clean up after itself so the temporary files it creates would still have
>been present on the systems of users who commented those lines after
>experiencing problems.  However... For any users who installed
>bitdefender when those lines were already commented the temporary files
>would not already be in existance, thus causing countViruses($file) to
>fail.  Plausible?
>In any event the problem with bitdefender that made the comments
>necessary has now been fixed so the lines should probably be
That rings some bells. I'll uncomment the lines.

Julian Field
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