Installation of Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX fails with the error:
svccfg syntax errors 'pattern does not exist'
This occurs when you install to a directory or path containing Japanese characters.
Sophos product and version
Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX, version 7.0.0
What to do
Do not install to a path containing Japanese characters.
The installation of Sophos Anti-Virus for UNIX, version 7.0.0 uses the system utility svccfg. svccfg does not support the use of Japanese characters in any path passed to it.