[cvsnt] Re: Virus protection gets in the way...

Lionello Lunesu lionello.lunesu at crystalinter.remove.com
Mon Dec 9 13:06:25 GMT 2002

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> > If that "invalid inflate text" comes from the AV, you should be able to
> > check it in the CVS server.. You should get an "access denied" or "file
> > not found" when trying to open the temporary files, right?
> >
> You do.  It seems Norton is actually getting the contents of the temporary
> files wrong.  CVS is pretty well error checked everywhere, but it does
> assume that when you open a file and read its contents you get back the
> same as you wrote a few milliseconds ago.

....So, may there still be an unchecked Open/CreateFile somewhere, because
you assume the file is there 'for you to open' ?

> By the time you get the invalid text message your repository is already
> doomed.

Well, if we can prevent this corruption by 1 extra cross-check on
file-access, then I guess we should.. Certainly it's a better solution than
checking for AV presence.


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