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Re: [leafnode-list] Odd one.

Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> No, I just want something that I have proved to be reliable.  I don't have the 
> know-how to contribute to development, although I don't mind running simple 
> tests on request.  If you asked me for a back-trace or similar, I wouldn't 
> know where to start.  I am basically an "end-user."  1.9.19 was O.K. by me - 
> basically all I need is a local database of postings.  I don't use filters.  
> That said, i am a great fan of leafnode.  Mandrake 9.0 uses 1.9.24, and I have 
> been using 1.9.29 since it came out.
> I installed 1.9.33 using checkinstall, but I still had to configure xinetd, 
> using the FAQ.  The Mandrake RPMs update xinetd and put texpire in 
> cron.daily.  I only have to set up the config file, and add to hosts.allow 
> and hosts.deny.  Mandrake is getting a bit like Windoze. They put things in 
> non-standard places, so only their own packages will install without 
> problems, or at least a minor config exercise.  I can't speak for the other 
> distros.

These question are addressed to any Linux user: Does your distro offer:

* /etc/xinetd.d and a proper includedir statement in /etc/xinetd.conf?

* /etc/cron.daily?

* What distro are you using?

Matthias Andree
leafnode-1 download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/leafnode/
leafnode-1 docs/new: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/
leafnode-2 homepage: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/beta/

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