Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Dec 19 07:48:40 UTC 2001

Please send mail to the mailing list rather than to me directly.

Grzegorz Jaskiewicz <gjaskiewicz at atsi.krakow.pl> writes:

> ok, how i can check if base i corectly setup ?  From INSTALL file i read
> that i should do following things ( and i did them ):

> su - news
> cd /var/lib/news - this is history db dir in RH 7.1 package
> makehistory
> makedbz -i
> chmod 644 * (in that dir).

You missed a step in the INSTALL file.  See the part about renaming the
generated history files.

> I know many people have this problem, why it isn't done by some script
> in package (RH) ?

You'll have to ask Red Hat that.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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