Norton AV report on ActiveState build 210 src?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Aug 3 21:05:42 CEST 2001

"David Lees" <DavidLnonospamm at> wrote in message
news:3B6AAD19.4B781BED at
> My Norton Antivirus 2001 with current signatures just reported an
> infection of the 'swig.bat' file on the zipped source files from
> ActiveState Build 210.  The name of the worm(?) is BAT.Silly.B.gen.
> anyone else seen this and does anyone know if it is a valid result
> Norton?

It should be quite safe to *look* at the file with WinZip's ascii
viewer or with notepad.
Or use Python to read and display.

Terry J. Reedy

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