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About: Leafnode is a store & forward NNTP proxy for small (dialup) sites.

FAQ.txt  (leafnode-1.11.12.tar.bz2):FAQ.txt  (leafnode-1.12.0.tar.xz)
Leafnode FAQ Leafnode FAQ
Dr. Cornelius Krasel Dr. Cornelius Krasel
Matthias Andree Matthias Andree
Copyright 2002 Cornelius Krasel Copyright 2002 Cornelius Krasel
Copyright 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009 Matthias Andree Copyright 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2021 Matthias Andree
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
Leafnode frequently asked questions, with answers. Leafnode frequently asked questions, with answers.
Installation-related problems, including relocations Installation-related problems, including relocations
Configuration problems Configuration problems
Problems at run time Problems at run time
Problems with particular newsreaders Problems with particular newsreaders
Obtaining a stack backtrace Obtaining a stack backtrace
From a core file. From a core file.
Running a program under gdb supervision. Running a program under gdb supervision.
From a running/hanging leafnode program. From a running/hanging leafnode program.
Red Hat and the inetd vs. xinetd issue. Red Hat and the inetd vs. xinetd issue.
Leafnode frequently asked questions, with answers. Leafnode frequently asked questions, with answers.
Installation-related problems, including relocations Installation-related problems, including relocations
Q: Compiling causes a message 'SA_RESETHAND undeclared'! Q: Compiling causes a message 'SA_RESETHAND undeclared'!
Q: I cannot compile leafnode on Linux! Q: I cannot compile leafnode on Linux!
Q: Where/how do I get the source RPM? I want to modify it. Q: Where/how do I get the source RPM? I want to modify it.
Q: How do I copy/move the spool? Q: How do I copy/move the spool?
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Unfortunately, some Linux distribution do not install kernel sources by Unfortunately, some Linux distribution do not install kernel sources by
default; therefore, compilation of Leafnode (and most other programs as default; therefore, compilation of Leafnode (and most other programs as
well) will fail. The obvious solution is to install the kernel sources. On well) will fail. The obvious solution is to install the kernel sources. On
Linux, if the kernel sources are installed in /usr/src/linux-a.b.cc (with Linux, if the kernel sources are installed in /usr/src/linux-a.b.cc (with
a.b.cc being the version number of your kernel), create a symlink to /usr/ a.b.cc being the version number of your kernel), create a symlink to /usr/
src/linux. src/linux.
Q: Where/how do I get the source RPM? I want to modify it. Q: Where/how do I get the source RPM? I want to modify it.
A: You can generate it yourself from the source tarball (which contains the A: You can generate it yourself from the source tarball (which contains the
necessary .spec file. Just type: rpmbuild -ts leafnode-1.11.5.tar.bz2 of necessary .spec file. Just type: rpmbuild -ts leafnode-1.11.5.tar.bz2 - of
course, you will have to adjust the version shown here. For RPM 3.x and course, you will have to adjust the version shown here. For RPM 3.x and
older, type this instead: rpm -ts leafnode-1.11.5.tar.bz2 older, type this instead: rpm -ts leafnode-1.11.5.tar.bz2
Q: How do I copy/move the spool? Q: How do I copy/move the spool?
A: There are two important requirements to heed: A: There are two important requirements to heed:
1. You must copy hard links as hard links. There are three supported 1. You must copy hard links as hard links. There are three supported
methods to achieve that. In each of the following examples, replace the methods to achieve that. In each of the following examples, replace the
source and DEST directories: source and DEST directories:
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Q: How do I run leafnode as NNTP+SSL server? Q: How do I run leafnode as NNTP+SSL server?
A: Wrap leafnode with an SSL wrapper: A: Wrap leafnode with an SSL wrapper:
1. Obtain stunnel version 3 and install it. 1. Obtain stunnel version 3 and install it.
2. Create a certificate and save it to /etc/leafnode/stunnel.pem, see the 2. Create a certificate and save it to /etc/leafnode/stunnel.pem, see the
stunnel documentation. Implications such as whether to use signed stunnel documentation. Implications such as whether to use signed
certificates are beyond the scope of this document. certificates are beyond the scope of this document.
3. Add a configuration to your inetd.conf, xinetd.conf or spawn a new 3. Add a configuration to your inetd.conf or xinetd.conf as described in
tcpserver process as described in the INSTALL document; but instead of / the INSTALL document; but instead of /usr/local/sbin/leafnode, you'll
usr/local/sbin/leafnode, you'll type type
/usr/local/sbin/stunnel -f -p /etc/leafnode/stunnel.pem -l /usr/local/ /usr/local/sbin/stunnel -f -p /etc/leafnode/stunnel.pem -l /usr/local/
sbin/leafnode. sbin/leafnode.
Q: How do I use fetchnews with NNTP/SSL servers, such as nntp.sourceforge.net? Q: How do I use fetchnews with NNTP/SSL servers, such as nntp.sourceforge.net?
A: Warning: SourceForge does not currently support the HEAD, STAT and BODY A: Warning: SourceForge does not currently support the HEAD, STAT and BODY
commands, so leafnode-1 is totally out of the play for now. leafnode-2 will commands, so leafnode-1 is totally out of the play for now. leafnode-2 will
work for lurking, but will likely be unable to post. Sourceforge are aware work for lurking, but will likely be unable to post. Sourceforge are aware
that we need these commands and will add them at a later time. that we need these commands and will add them at a later time.
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before you ask). before you ask).
fetchnews fetchnews
1. Fetchnews does not fetch any articles. 1. Fetchnews does not fetch any articles.
2. Fetchnews has problems retrieving new newsgroups. 2. Fetchnews has problems retrieving new newsgroups.
3. Since the update, fetchnews does not post my new articles! 3. Since the update, fetchnews does not post my new articles!
4. While fetchnews is running, my modem hangs up. 4. While fetchnews is running, my modem hangs up.
5. How can I run fetchnews as regular user (not root)? 5. How can I run fetchnews as regular user (not root)?
6. I have unsubscribed from a newsgroup, but fetchnews still pulls articles for 6. I have unsubscribed from a newsgroup, but fetchnews still pulls articles for
that group. that group.
7. How do I stop fetchnews from unsubscribing from newsgroups? 7. How do I stop fetchnews from unsubscribing from newsgroups?
8. fetchnews is slow, how do I speed it up? 8. fetchnews is slow, how do I speed it up?
9. fetchnews keeps downloading the full newsgroup list every time it runs 9. fetchnews keeps downloading the full newsgroup list every time it runs
1. Fetchnews does not fetch any articles. 1. Fetchnews does not fetch any articles.
There are several reasons why this may be the case: There are several reasons why this may be the case:
• You did not read any pseudo articles with your news reader. Subscribe to • You did not read any pseudo articles with your news reader. Subscribe to
some groups, enter them and read the leafnode placeholder article. some groups, enter them and read the leafnode placeholder article.
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