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Re: [leafnode-list] Patch for Y2K problem with leafnode
Robert Fargher wrote:
> On 17-Oct-99 Cornelius Krasel wrote:
> > Leafnode has a Y2K problem in that after Jan 1st, 2000, all newsgroups
> > will be reported as new. The following patch against Leafnode-1.9.4
> > should fix this:
> > --- nntpd.c.orig Mon Jul 26 23:07:21 1999
> > +++ nntpd.c Sun Oct 17 23:58:57 1999
> Please excuse my ignorance but how does one use the patch?
You should save the posting into a textfile (called "patchfile" below).
In addition, you need the source code for leafnode. To apply the patch
I posted, you cd into the directory where you have unpacked the source
code archive, do
patch < path/to/patchfile
and then proceed according to the instructions in the INSTALL file.
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