GC buggy in windows?

Fathou fathou at mail.address
Sat Nov 9 05:06:37 UTC 2019

On Saturday, 9 November 2019 at 03:02:12 UTC, Gregor Mückl wrote:
> On Friday, 8 November 2019 at 20:30:28 UTC, bachmeier wrote:
>> On Friday, 8 November 2019 at 15:54:56 UTC, tchaloupka wrote:
>>> Well still it's pretty unfortunate if some 3rd side app can 
>>> brick the GC runtime. We can't just say to customers "You've 
>>> got Eset installed? Screw you it won't work together."
>> But isn't that the purpose of antivirus software? Isn't the 
>> whole point to allow it to be able to interfere with the 
>> execution of other programs?
> It's not OK if the interference consists of injecting random 
> bugs into legitimate programs. Antivirus programs have a pretty 
> awful track record in this regard. I can't think of an 
> antivirus product that I used that didn't turn out to be 
> defective in one way or another.
OT, but the last time I used an AV was to disinfect a relative's 
laptop... that already had AV on it. I don't see the point of it 
as a preventative measure, especially on mobile devices like 
phones. But, perhaps that's myopia.

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