ANNOUNCE: beta release 4.41.2

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Apr 27 21:10:37 IST 2005

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Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> Julian Field wrote:
>> I have just released a new beta 4.41.2.
>> Here is the Change Log:
>> * New Features and Improvements *
>> - Better handling of subdirectories in RAR archives.
>> * Fixes *
>> - RAR archive handling: creation of directory only archive entries, both
>>  windows and *nix created archives (caused problems for SAVI).
>> - RAR archive handling: possible false Encrypted file trigger on file
>> names
>>  containing the word "Encrypted".
>> - RAR archive handling: full path names used when extracting archived
>> files,
>>  extracted to safe file name without out path.
> I notice a lot of new work with RAR archives.  I tried to find out how
> to get the external unrar to work on my RHEL 3/4 servers but I couldn't.
> Does anybody have a HOWTO on the subject?  I really would like to scan
> inside RAR files instead of blocking them...

You basically just have to install a copy of unrar.
I just did a Google for unrar and found a Linux version at
or even better there are some good RPM's of it at

Julian Field
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