cvs commit: ports/security/clamav Makefile pkg-plist
glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Wed Feb 11 00:50:43 PST 2004
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 09:59:11AM +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote:
> On (2004/02/02 22:46), Greg Lewis wrote:
> > FreeBSD ports repository
> > Modified files:
> > security/clamav Makefile pkg-plist
> > Added files:
> > security/clamav/files clamav-freshclam.sh
> > Log:
> > 1. Add a freshclam rc.d script to start freshclam so the AV database is
> > updated periodically. Loosely based on the script in the PR.
> What is the advantage of using an rc.d script over using cron? I think
> cron is a superior solution for freshclam; if your run freshclam from
> rc.d and it dies without yoru noticing, you're _screwed_.
Well, whether you run freshclam in daemon mode or whether you run it from
cron is still up to you :). This doesn't force people to use freshclam
in daemon mode, it just provides them with a standard method of doing so
if they choose to (as the PR submitter did). Its a tool, not a policy :).
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