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Re: [ #127918] PAR::Packer produces executable with virus

Jeff Hemmerling via RT
December 19, 2018 23:52
Re: [ #127918] PAR::Packer produces executable with virus
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Wed Dec 19 18:52:01 2018: Request 127918 was acted upon.
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     Subject: Re: [ #127918] PAR::Packer produces executable with virus
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On 12/05/2018 02:13, Martin McGrath via RT wrote:
> <URL: >
> In the past I'd experienced problems installing pp on windows in a corporate environment, caused by over sensitive AV/Security software. Once resolved the exes generated didn't exhibit the problem you're experiencing, but it's not unheard of:
> I trust you've ensured that the machine itself has no underlying infection? Also, which version of perl do you have installed (AS/Strawberry, x86/x86_64?)

Thanks for your reply.  I know it's Packer code causing the problem
because the virus detector goes off as soon as "boot.exe" is
produced during installation.

I just rewrote the code in C++ to avoid all this.

Using 32-bit Strawberry perl:

   % /apps/devtools/Strawberry/perl/bin/perl.exe --version
   This is perl 5, version 28, subversion 0 (v5.28.0) built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread-64int
   Copyright 1987-2018, Larry Wall

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