[Haskell-cafe] Re: Virus alert while installing happstack

Maciej Piechotka uzytkownik2 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 04:06:41 EST 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 02:33 +0100, Maciej Podgurski wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to install happstack via "cabal install happstack" on my WinXP 
> system. While installation progress, my anti-virus software (Avira 
> AntiVir) warned me about dll_hsc_make.exe and files_hsc_make.exe to be a 
> Trojan horse called "TR/Dropper.Gen". It's a bit confusing to get a 
> virus alert while installing Haskell packages. Has anyone experienced 
> this problem? And can I trust these files to be harmless?
> Besh wishes,
> Maciej

I have virus alert every time I try to install something on Windows.
Apparently the virus (in my case) is of form:

int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { return 0; }

I checked haskell-platform sources and found nothing.


PS. I had malware something but still...
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