[OS X TeX] Tiger Problem Solved! (I Hope)

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat May 14 20:12:26 CEST 2005

On 5/14/05 1:01 PM, "Bruno Voisin" <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:

> Now that you mention clamXav, I remember: the software I was thinking
> about was munpack, mentioned at the page <http://www.creativeeyes.at/
> tools/clamav.php> on a script for having clamXav scan incoming email
> automatically. It turns out I had misunderstood: munpack is, rather,
> a utility for decoding MIME-encoded attachments.
> As to clamXav, after having noted that it replaces the default clamav
> user in Tiger by another clamav user with different characteristics,
> I decided to not reinstall clamXav for the moment, after a new
> Install & Archive of Tiger, and instead to wait for a couple of
> months to see whether Apple, after ditching Virex for .Mac with
> Tiger, will come up with a replacement in some time, and whether the
> default Tiger clamav user is indeed just a leftover from Tiger Server
> or an voluntary addition in relation to this conjectured future
> replacement.
> Bruno Voisin


The latest clamXav and clamav engine at
<http://www.markallan.co.uk/clamXav/index.php> also has a user but with
different shell and no password. That way there is no clamav user on the
login screen.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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