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Kamens, Jonathan wrote:
> On the other hand, I don't quite view clamscan as being a pipeline
> tool of the same genre as sed, tr, etc. I think of it as a
> full-fledged application, and as such, I think it's reasonable for
> this kind of functionality to be built into it if it's something that
> a lot of people are going to find useful.
> Other applications in the same genre with similar functionality
> include rsync, rdiff-backup, and GNU tar. All of those, like
> clamscan, could force the user to implement exclude / include
> functionality externally and then feed a file list into the
> application, and yet all of them provide complex, flexible built-in
> filtering functionality of their own.
They also typically provide a '--with-files-from=' option which might be the right thing for clamscan too.
/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich