sophos v5 updating

Mark Nienberg gmane at
Wed Jun 7 01:11:51 IST 2006

shrek-m at wrote:
> Mark Nienberg schrieb:
>> On the Sophos download website I see that v5 download file is 50Mb, 
>> while v4 is only 12Mb. I suppose that is because v5 has on-access 
>> scanning capability,
> and a gui (sav-web), ...
>> If I use v5 will I have to download a 50Mb engine update every month? 
> no.
> sophos v5 has its own update mechanism.
> see "roots crontab"  or  "/usr/lib/MailScanner/sophos-autoupdate"
> `/opt/sophos-av/bin/savupdate`
> # du -sh /opt/sophos-av/update/
> 29M     /opt/sophos-av/update/

OK, I'll push on with it then.  Thanks for the info.

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