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ClamAV 0.96 adds executable virus signatures and more

ClamAV 0.96 adds executable virus signatures and more

Posted May 13, 2010 13:31 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Parent article: ClamAV 0.96 adds executable virus signatures and more

I think you'll find the bytecoded language is only for distribution: on supported platforms, the bytecode is compiled to native code by LLVM at runtime, so bytecoded signatures are as fast as ClamAV core changes would be.


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ClamAV 0.96 adds executable virus signatures and more

Posted May 13, 2010 17:54 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

Er, that is, is compiled to native code *on supported platforms* and if LLVM if built in. Otherwise, it's interpreted, as you suggested.


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