On 27 Aug 2008 at 14:49, Michael Thomas - Mathbox wrote:
> The SOSDG version installs on Windows NT 4 (Multiple standalone ASSP proxies
> is a good use of my old NT4 licenses), where as the w32.clamav.net will NOT
> install on NT 4 because it requires .Net 2.0, which will not install on NT
The old w32.clamav is currently dead in the water - no updates since Feb 08.
The other native ports (hideout & netfarm) both have versions that run on NT (and Win98 for
that matter) without any MS addon. They are both up to 0.94rc1 (which runs well on my
Sosdg has kept up well with releases, but has the overhead of the cygwin emulation so will
always be slower. Also the developer is relocating and has said "After Sept 15th, there will be
no more SOSDG builds till around November. I will no longer have my Windows build
system...", and currently the site is down.
ME asked for consensus, but each version is packaged by a single individual, and
if they get busy elsewhere, the job doesn't get done - just see what's happened
to the 'official' port at w32.clamav.net. I keep an eye on all of them, and go with
the one I prefer - currently hideout.ath.cx
Until sourcefire decide to put resources into a binary windows build, I don't
expect this situation to change.
And for the OP, there's a selection of 'other sig' download scripts for nix and
windows on the sanesecurity site