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Re: [leafnode-list] Re: Welcome to

Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin@xxxxx> writes:

> I've just installed leafnode-2.0b8_ma9, only to find that my local
> news server is running nntpcache 2.3.3. 
> leafnode refuses to play with it, on the grounds of its having y2k
> problems. 
> Am I looking for trouble by simply editing nntputil.c and
> commenting out the nntpdisconnect and "return 0" lines:

I should have hidden these lines better and use an uncommented SHA1 hash

> It seems to work, but am I heading for a fall?

Yes, but I'm not recalling details, NNTPcache 2.3 is the past, fixed
versions are available -- and the prohibition is there for a

Please ask the operators of your upstream news server to update to
nntpcache 3.0.1 (it's not a beta release like 2.4* used to be), which is
a stable release but pretty new (April 6th, 2002).

Matthias Andree

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