[webkit-dev] Issue retrieving SourceCode: SC containing Trojan horses?!?

Justin Haygood jhaygood at spsu.edu
Tue Jul 17 11:22:28 PDT 2007

Yeah.. the source is fine. I just turn off McAfee Personal Firewall during
the download.

On 7/17/07, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2007, at 9:49 AM, Paul Bakker wrote:
> Hi,
> Trying to download and install WebKit, following the instructions at
> http://webkit.org/building/tools.html, but am running into the following:
> First I downloaded the tar file with sourcecode, but unzipping it gave
> errors in my McAffee (up to date0 firewall software.
> Then I tried through "svn checkout
> http://svn.webkit.org/repository/webkit/trunk WebKit" in Cygwin. it goes
> for quite a while and then the same error.
> Cygwin fails with the following message:
> A    WebKit/LayoutTests/fast/encoding/noscript-in-head-expected.txt
> A    WebKit/LayoutTests/fast/encoding/denormalised-
> voiced-japanese-chars-expected.png
> svn: Can't open file
> 'WebKit/LayoutTests/fast/encoding/.svn/tmp/text-base/utf-
> 32-big-endian-nobom.xml.svn-base': No such file or directory
> In my firewall software, I see this file is removed due to a "
> Exploit-ObscuredHtml (Trojan). Following a link in the FW software, I get
> this:
> http://us.mcafee.com/virusInfo/default.asp?id=description&virus_k=131453
> So, are there actually Trojan horses within the sourcecode files?!?! Of is
> my FW software complaining about nothing and should I just disable the FW
> temporarily?
> No, there aren't trojans in the source code. But some of our test files do
> unusual things on purpose to test behavior in edge cases, and it sounds like
> your firewall software is unhappy about that.
> Regards,
> Maciej
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