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Re: [leafnode-list] Missing filter file causes segfault, and other issues

John Carlyle-Clarke wrote:
> I've just switched back to the latest 2.0b8 ma version and I have to say it
> looks great so far!  I noticed one small thing which may be of use.  My
> config file specified a non-existant filter file, and this seems to cause a
> segfault.

Known bug.

> Another issue I am curious about is why does running configure and make as
> root cause strange things to happen?  This confused me a lot until I saw the
> warning about not doing it as root.  Up until I re-ran this sequence as a
> non-root user, neither fetchnews nor texpire would read my config file
> properly.

Don't do that, then (configure && make as root).

> A final question I have:  is it possible to make news in local groups never
> expire?

see config.example.  groupexpire = local.group 30000 should do for this
life ;)

HTH Ralf

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