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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.

Matthias Andree

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."         Benjamin Franklin

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