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Changelog ZAV

1.3.0   January 2011   Jaromir Smrcek

  • Added LiveThreat reporting (see REPORT_STATS in zavd.conf)

  • Added zavthreats binary and manual page - infection statistics

  • ZAVd now logs the first virus name in the main scanner log (zavdscan.log), which is used by zavthreats by default
1.2.3   February 2010   Jaromir Smrcek

  • ZAVD_LOG_STATS (and ZAVLD_LOG_STATS, ZAVLMTP_LOG_STATS) added, along with -i (--scan-info) for zavcli; logging scan statistics

  • few minor bugs
1.2.2   October 2009   Jaromir Smrcek

  • ZAVLD_FLOCK field in zavd.conf, changes the behaviour for scanned filedescriptors that have been previous locked by the watched application in LD_PRELOAD

  • Optimized LD_PRELOAD module's filedescriptor queue

  • LD_PRELOAD module now logs originating PIDs

  • SCAN_DEEP option in scan configuration sections forces the scanner to scan deeper than first few MB of a file

  • Optimized filedescriptor limits

  • ZAVd now ships with both and

  • zavcli does not end on opendir() or stat() failure

  • LD_PRELOAD module has a workaround for kernels <2.6.22

  • LOG_STATS option in zavd.conf (more verbose scan logging)

  • Results are logged in a slightly different format
1.2.1   September 2009   Jaromir Smrcek

  • (This version is for internal use only)

  • ZAVDScan now not reporting SIGBUS errors for truncated files

  • 'zavd --short' and 'zavd --reset' arguments added, used by script, which can be used for daemon monitoring
1.2.0   August 2009   Jaromir Smrcek

  • Localized ZAVd output

  • Localized man pages

  • Added a module for LD_PRELOAD library
1.1.0   May 2009   Jaromir Smrcek

  • Zoner AntiVirus for GNU/Linux completely rewritten (new maintainer - Jaromir Smrcek). Few incompatibilities (e.g. command-line flags and return codes)

  • ZAVLMTP joined with ZAVd

  • ICAP and iNotify modules added

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