[R] Virus Infection in colorspace_1.1-1.zip (R x64 2.14.1)
Rainer M Krug
r.m.krug at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 09:59:47 CET 2012
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The usual procedure would be to inform AVG of the false positive and
get advice from them on how to proceed.
On 25/01/12 01:44, R. Michael Weylandt wrote:
> I'm skeptical that CRAN would produce a bug, but it's not unheard
> of for anti-viruses to not like its compiled code. Are you able to
> compile locally? That might make it more comfortable -- if you do
> so, you could also white list those files (since you made them)
> Not a perfect workaround, but AV tends not to like OSS stuff for
> whatever reason...
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Stephen P Molnar
> <s.molnar at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> I keep finding the Win32\Huer virus in colorspace_1.1-1.zip for R
>> x64 2.14.1 running MS Windows 7. As a result I am not able to
>> use rattle or ChemometricsWithR. I have tried several different
>> mirrors with the same result. Fortunately AVG has caught and
>> quarantined the problem, but the colorspace package is not
>> I can use the package on my Linux OS, but, of course, Linux isn't
>> bothered by viruses.
>> I'm posting this to the list as I am not sure just what to do
>> with the information.
>> Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D.
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Rainer M. Krug, PhD (Conservation Ecology, SUN), MSc (Conservation
Biology, UCT), Dipl. Phys. (Germany)
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