[arch-general] Integrating Virus Scanning for Packages Handled by Pacman (Mark Lee)

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Thu Apr 25 04:32:48 EDT 2013

On Wed, 2013-04-24 at 13:47 -0400, Mark E. Lee wrote:
> As seen by some malignant Android apps, trust in the
> developer/maintainer does not always work

IMO this is an improper comparison. The Android community is completely
different to the Linux, BSD etc. communities. You might call Android a
Linux, but the community is more comparable to Microsoft and Apple
Scanners are made for Windows and they tend to mark good Linux files as
malicious from time to time.

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