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Re: [leafnode-list] report on .rpm build of v2.0b8_ma7.6pre
Volker Apelt <volker_apelt@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> Sort of. It was a combination of operator error (suid),
> SuSE being 'helpfull' in setting permissions (lockfile)
> for /var/lock when yast is run and leafnode not saying
> loud why it failed (ln_log).
> In addition to the Suse documentation in /usr/share/...,
> Suse has its lockfiles for news in /var/spool/news/.
> They set /var/lock to root.uucp drwxrwxr-x and have
> a separate lockfile directory /var/spool/news/
> writable for news only. Without a SuSE patch leafnode uses
> the usual lock file in /var/spool/fetchnews.lck and failes.
> By the way, is the "source server definition" still at the beginning of
> the config.example instead of at the end? That could bite newbies.
No, the current config.example is fixed in this respect.
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