[typo] Issues checking out Typo source, Virus Scan blocking some files

Scott Laird scott at sigkill.org
Tue Oct 25 20:53:02 EDT 2005


On Oct 25, 2005, at 5:17 PM, Kyle Heon wrote:
> Hello,
>
> For some reason, when I try to checkout a copy of Typo from  
> Subversion on my WINXP machine which has a newly installed McAffee  
> Virus scanner installed it complains about a file in the vendor 
> \bluecloth\tests folder. The strangest thing though is that it's  
> one of the Subversion files that it specifies.
>
> \vendor\bluecloth\tests\.svn\tmp\text-base\15_Contrib.tests.rb.svn- 
> base
>
> It claims the file is infected with a JS/Exploit-CrossSite Trojan.
>
> I'm pretty certain it is McAffee being overly protective but I'm  
> just curious if anyone else has seen the same thing and if so, how  
> they got around it short of shutting off active scanning.
Your virus scanner is being overly paranoid.  I suspect that turning  
it off will be the easiest way around the problem, but I'm not really  
sure--I don't use one, so I never have to find workarounds for them.


Scott
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