innd on linux?

Paul Reilly pareilly at
Wed Aug 14 08:54:22 UTC 2002

Great thanks for all the positive replies everyone.

> | Is RH Linux up to the job of running a innd news server?
> Yes, but IMHO their precompiled INN is not. I suggest getting the source
> and building, include large file support, put the buffers and stuff
> where you want them, etc.
Yep, I always build from source anyway.
RPM puts stuff all over the place.

> Unless it's fixed in 7.3 RH still builds a perl intended for 2.2
> kernels, without large file support. cnfsstat will not work with large
> files unless you build your own. You can just keep all of the cycbuffs
> less than 2GB, of course.
If I install the latest perl in /usr/local will it automatically build for
2.4 with large file support? Or is it a configure/Makefile option? I
guess I'll find out.


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