Antivirus performance, AVG

Paul Welsh paul at
Thu May 22 12:51:15 IST 2014

Thanks for the hints, Glenn.

I have no time either so have abandoned AVG.

Hopefully someone will read this before trying it and save themselves the

On 22 May 2014 12:00, <mailscanner-request at> wrote:
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> From: Glenn Steen <glenn.steen at>
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> Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 10:58:35 +0200
> Subject: Re: Antivirus performance, AVG
> Hi Paul,
> Seems like something is up with the patterns (in MS) for avg, so one of
> the maintainers really should look through that part of the code. Back in
> the days, Jules would be on this;-).
> The actual perl (in the wrappers and in is ...
> voluminous... but perhaps not downright obtuse (since I think I know how it
> works:-)... There is however a fair bit of massaging of the output from the
> scanner going on in ProcessAvgOutput (in, so ... If you
> can generate the output and play with the REs as from that function, maybe
> you'll find the solution yourself;-).
> Alas, I myself has next to no time to put into any projects anymore, so
> can't be of more help.
> Cheers!
> --
> -- Glenn
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