News, News, News!

News, News, News!

Post by alt » Fri, 21 Feb 2003 18:21:48

Posted on behalf of `Warpkat in #COLA:

Study Lauds Open Source Code Quality (that's a good thing) launches Linux notebook

Linux gets standards for "embedded" devices

Donovan Hill
Linux: Because you can!
All rise for the Microsoft Anthem: "BAAAA!"
"Michael, I did nothing. I did absolutely nothing and it was
everything that I thought it could be." - Peter, Office Space


News, News, News!

Post by GreyClou » Sat, 22 Feb 2003 06:52:36

> ZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Hey... wake up.  Take a piss, the worlds on fire.


1. C news vs. B news and Xenix

I have built the latest C news version using gcc (from
and am trying to get everything running smoothly.  I have the current
machine running the SCO BNews 2.11.19, and a serial connection to
the test platform.  Spacefor is currently set as a null, and all the
scripts have been hacked for the ":" instead of the #!/bin/sh

Now the problem.  I want to send all news from specific groups to the
new test platform using ihave/sendme.  I have the docs/man pages/instructions
from Cnews, Bnews and "Managing UUCP and Usenet" and have been over this
a couple of times.  However, I can't force the sendbatch to send the
ihave message.  Sendbatch does not appear to work properly.  After
some fooling around, I figured out what it was trying to do.  I faked
the entire news system for comp.unix to the ihave message and it still

Anyone who knows what the proper scripts for bnews - sendbatch and
cnews - spacefor for Xenix 2.3.2 should be, please let me know.


Ben Taylor
Systems Administrator
LCC Inc.
(703) 516-7377

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