[Clamav-devel] Patch to force freshclam download progress meter

Steven Morgan smorgan at sourcefire.com
Tue Dec 15 11:12:34 EST 2015


Mark,

Thank you for sending a patch. Tracking with
https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11455

Steve

On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 9:24 AM, Mark Allan <markjallan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> With the release of 0.99, I got caught out by a change to freshclam's
> output.  The end result is the same (defs do/don't get updated) so none of
> my automated tests caught it, but when you actually sit and watch the
> output, I'm not getting the download progress meter in my GUI any more.
>
> The change that tripped it up was commit #cf5ba11 - Avoid emitting
> incremental progress messages when not outputting to a terminal.
>
> I've included a patch which works against 0.99 stable as well as current
> HEAD (#1f85811) to add a new command line flag --show-progress to freshclam
> to force the output of the progress meter if freshclam isn't being called
> via a terminal.
>
> Hopefully the additional flag won't cause problems for anyone, so it would
> be really great if the patch could be included please.
>
> Many thanks,
> Mark
>
>
>
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