[Pkg-clamav-devel] Bug#689685: clamtk: Doc/interface omission: The Quarantine folder/files pathname.

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 18 19:27:02 UTC 2014

Control: found -1 5.07-1
Control: tag -1 pending


On Fri, 5 Oct 2012 01:39:41 -0400 "A. Costa" <agcosta at gis.net> wrote:
> The manual should provide the pathname of the Quarantine folder:
>     % zgrep -i quarantine `dlocate -lsman clamtk` | wc -l
>     0
> Nothing in the README, nor the menus.

Indeed, I still couldn't find the path of the quarantine folder.
I think adding this to the README, which is much more verbose than the 
man page, is the best solution.

> Note for curious users:  the Quarantine folder is hidden in
> the '~/.clamtk/viruses' directory, which contains the suspect
> files (apparently uncompressed).  For example, if you ran 'clamtk'
> as root, the Quarantine folder would be '/root/.clamtk/viruses'.

Thanks for this info. ;)

I added this path to 8.a. of the README, so that it reads:
	a. Quarantine this file: This drops the selected file into the
	"quarantined" folder ~/.clamtk/viruses.

Best regards,

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