marc at msys
Mar 31, 2008, 4:03 AM
Post #3 of 8
Tomasz Kojm wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Mar 2008 10:34:44 +0100
> Marc Balmer <marc [at] msys> wrote:
>> for quite some time (more than a year) I have a local patch for
>> clamd which makes it accept filedescriptors being passed (the code
>> currently in clamd does _not_ work at all).
> Hi Mark,
> due to portability issues and a general lack of interest in this feature (which
> didn't work correctly anyway) from our users, the code has been dropped
> a few months ago and currently we have no plans for re-including it.
Yes, the code in ClamAV was all wrong and could never work. The code we
use in OpenBSD, however, works and is portable. And it speeds up
scanning here a lot.
> However, feel free to open a bug in our bugzilla and attach your patch
> so that we may consider it in the near future.
Ok, I will do that.
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