[Clamav-devel] Question about Virus DB

- clamav at briaeros007.org
Sun Nov 27 12:53:10 EST 2016


Le 11/27/16 à 17:00, clamav-devel-request at lists.clamav.net a écrit :
> [Clamav-devel] Question about Virus DB
> Hi all,
> 
> I have a doubt regarding virus db files. why ClamAV team providing common
> database for paltforms like windows  linux and mac os x. why not they
> provide virus database files based on platform specific. is there any
> specific reason behind this? i am very curious  about  know it.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Crazy

Hi,

Clamav is frequently used on server to check for email, web content, and
other files that could be used on other OS than the one running the AV
engine.

In addition, with Windows(R) adding some linux's stack in his low-level
plumbing (for docker use), having such broad range is useful.

Cordially



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