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Re: virus alert on gcc-3.0.tar.gz


>>>>> Sally Dawson writes:

Sally> Received a virus alert from McAfee VirusScan downloading gcc-3.0.tar.gz
Sally> from mirrors.laffeycomputer.com.  Have submitted to McAfee for further
Sally> checking.  Thought you would like to be advised - S. Dawson

	This is a known false positive warning.  McAfee misinterprets some
of the bits produced by the Gzip compression algorithm as matching a virus
signature. 

	The file does not contain a virus.  The consistuent files do not
contain a virus.  There is no problem with the file.

David


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