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Re: Goodbye

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

It's sad to hear that as it has been fun for me also. If it wasn't for the many ideas you've had, we wouldn't have the setup we have today. We all have our path to follow, so we need to move on sometimes. It's been great working with you

Goodbye

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Anonymous

I had a great time here on rocksolid, and it was a lot of fun building this thing together with Retro Guy. Now it's time for this guy here to move on. Goodbye, and thanks for all the fish. cheers trw

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

I still have #3 and #4 to work on, but haven't yet. Soon, I hope. I did add one minor feature as I was curious how accurate it would be. rslight now displays the number of active users at the bottom of the groups and threads pages. This i

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

I found an issue that only appears in php > 7.0. At this point, I'm still not sure what is different, but I was able to make things work properly in the newer php. This relates to spoolnews.php, and only appears when initially creating gr

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

I found a minor bug in rslight-lib.php which really doesn't affect the interface at all, only maybe some newsreader clients. I finxed the bug and in the process did some cleaning up of the script. Searching by msgid via news client should

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

This is now working. You should have access to the group and section from the header, and the generated link will take you back to your previous page. So if you started a new thread, you go back to the threads page, if you replied to an

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 23 Days 11 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

I believe this is done. It was simple, so simple maybe I didn't even change it :) Anyway, if the msgid for this post does not indicate I'm posting via tor in the Message-ID, then it worked. Retro Guy

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

If you are serving web pages from that location, then that should work. The directory you list as: '/var/spool/news/rslight_webroot/spoolnews' should be where rslight web scripts are installed. So you should have: /var/spool/news/rslig

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: Anonymous

*/5 * * * * cd /var/spool/news/rslight_webroot/spoolnews ; bash -lc "php /etc/rslight/scripts/cron.php"

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 24 Days 5 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

Thanks for the nice comments, I'm glad it's running smoothly :) That's strange, I haven't noticed any issues with that, but of course I'm really the only one running rslight other than yourself (that I'm aware of anyway). Can you tell

Re: Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 25 Days 2 Hours ago by: Anonymous

From running def4 on rslight for a while now, I can confirm that there is no major bug showing up (still could be there, of course, but for now, this machine just runs). It also installed easily, using the script. The only thing you might w

Next minor changes to rslight

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Posted: 25 Days 12 Hours ago by: Retro Guy

1. Take the hostname out of the message id and use 'email_tail' variable to end msgid. Right now, you can tell what network a user connected from by reading the message id. So if a site is available in more than one network, it's exposed

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month ago by: Anonymous

It looks too buggy to me, but I will give it some time and check how the next release is. Also, the ratio of signal to noise is quite bad imo.

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month ago by: Anonymous

What is wrong with it?

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I now have the list with all onion addresses as v3. The list is live on my rslight sites now and I'll post it below. I've thought of doing that, but I think I will try to always keep one onion site for rocksolid, even if it's a site o

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month 5 Days ago by: Anonymous

There are no errors that I can see. I will update that list soon on my nodes as well. Depending on how the tor network evolves, it could be that I dump the support for Tor altogether and will host on i2p only in the future. Then we will n

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month 5 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Thank you for the info. I'd like to get a proper nodelist online. Please let me know if there are any errors you notice in the list below, or if I forgot anything. Note: the newsreader access part is changed a bit from the current nod

Re: More improvements in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 6 Days ago by: Retro Guy

This seems to be working fine. So, outdated links will put you in the right section automatically and if you then send a link, the new section is there. Now, just fixed a "bug" that made page loading slow. It was actually a problem i

More improvements in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

At least I hope they're improvements :) I recently split 'interests' on two of my sites by adding 'tech' and moving groups there. Since the section name is in the url, that would mean that the moved groups would no longer work by incoming

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

http://sumconrfm6sbd24f6clau7ynwjvot54hmiidf62d6e3otktd4fyxupid.onion/ new def4: http://q4pkyd4wt5s7bzcmjzmtq2htm3hfklylf3va3xt4gcwrp2zt6oeyseid.onion/rocksolid/index.php The old v2 addresses are switched off for my services. cheers

rslight 0.6.9b available

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Posted: 1 Month 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've stopped for the moment with any code changes not related to bug fixes. The latest has been pushed to fuwafuwa and github, and rslight-0.6.9b.zip is available in i2p from the link at the bottom of rslight sites. If you grab from a git s

Re: New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Good idea! Here's Rocksolid Light: fev4bgoasgxttqb3x3tukxxia6lwryteq6a2ramqb2gjiol3zbu6xaid.onion We'll need to clean up our nodelists at some point. Retro Guy

New onion address def2

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Posted: 1 Month 8 Days ago by: Anonymous

http://kyue3hfjhqxj3df4hox46itdyz7euah457ldtg4d23evfggumxw4rkid.onion cheers trw

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Added body snippets to all search results, not just body (Subject, Poster and Message-ID), and sort the latter by date (newest first). Now when you click search in a section, it searches the section. Click search in a group and it s

Re: None

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Posted: 1 Month 23 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Also, the latest version (rslight-15032021.zip) now has that code to be executed only if verify_email = 1, so an upgrade won't break the fact that the code has been removed on your site.

Re: None

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Posted: 1 Month 23 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I can add a setting to disable that, but you can just put in anything that looks like an email address and it will work. It is what will appear after your username in posts. So, steve@example.i2p would work.

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Posted: 1 Month 23 Days ago by: Anonymous

Yes, that worked. I could register an account. Still need to put in an email address though.

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

This works fine, but was still sorting by group first, then rank. I've fixed it now so the entire output is sorted by rank regardless of group. Seems to produce a much nicer result. Retro Guy

Re: def4 is partly out of service

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: anonymous

Due to the addition of body search, the databases are changed. They can be upgraded with rslight/scripts/import-db3.php, or just wipe out spool dir and start over. Either way. import-db3.php is basically a 'rebuild-overview' script. It

Re: def4 is partly out of service

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: anonymous

cool, thanks. yes, i noticed, guess i will update the existing installation with the newer files then. Thanks. My current planning is to write alternatives/hacks for: -overboard.php -thread.php -search.php -register.php -article-flat

Re: None

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Please remove these lines from common/rsuser.php: include($config_dir.'/phpmailer.inc.php'); // Setup mailer if(class_exists('PHPMailer')) { $mail = new PHPMailer(); } else { $mail = new PHPMailer\PHPMailer\PHPMailer(); } If that

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: Anonymous

I think you might have: 'verify_email' => '1' set in rslight.inc.php, which will not allow registrations to work without 'phpmailer' installed. yes, i had that one. i thought the line directly under this would solve it for me: 'no_verif

Re: None

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Looks like it's working. I think you might have: 'verify_email' => '1' set in rslight.inc.php, which will not allow registrations to work without 'phpmailer' installed. Since you probably don't want email verification enabled, just cha

Re: def4 is partly out of service

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Aha, that might be a bug in rslight that requires being in the group where the msgid resides to pull it: article $msgid I will fix that in the not so distant future. The zip file you downloaded for testing the server actually contain

Re: def4 is partly out of service

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: anonymous

nntp://127.0.0.1/$msgid while rslight does not. too lazy to fix this in bbx, and much too lazy to go back to inn2, rslight basically just runs fine so far. instead, I will use def4 as my new playground to build on and hack rslight. Rig

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Posted: 1 Month 25 Days ago by: Anonymous

http://def4.i2p/rocksolid/ rslight with the look of fudforum. I think I like that. --8234351511b73db262753c692b620738e7251904 Content-Disposition: form-data; filename="rs_fud.jpg"; name="attachment" Content-Type: image/jpeg; name="rs_fud.

def4 is partly out of service

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Posted: 1 Month 26 Days ago by: Anonymous

due to the testing of a new setup, the service is partially down. (don't know if def4 has any users at all, lol). cheers trw --fe0fbe59f4919cb6e49368788201be2d28d3b794 Content-Disposition: form-data; filename="turnoff.jpg"; name="attachme

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 27 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've set it up now so that if you click search in a specific group, body only searches that group. If you click search in the group list, body searches all groups in that section. Subject, Poster and Message-ID always search the entire

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 27 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Seems to be working ok. I've also upgraded novabbs.com. This has been fixed. Now it defaults to Body, unless you've clicked on a name link, then it defaults to Poster. It still searches the section. I plan to add a link to search in

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 28 Days ago by: Retro Guy

This is now live on rslight.i2p. It's not finished, but it's easier now to test on a live site with a lot of messages. If you want to try it, the radio button still defaults to 'Subject', so you need to click 'Body' to search the body

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 28 Days ago by: Retro Guy

There we go. It now searches the entire 'section'. Not the whole site, just the section where you click Search. I can add per-group later but right now it's working well. I cleaned up the output to better highlight the results, and pad

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 1 Month 29 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm getting the interface going for search in rslight now. The backend is up and running fine. It's quite fast, and produces a reasonably useful snippet for each result. Results are ranked with hopefully most accurate at top. So, word

Re: New moderation policy for def2

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Posted: 2 Months 1 Day ago by: Retro Guy

It's a good idea. Nobody wants a board full of crap as new users see that and assume it's just a spam forum. I fight this battle everyday also, just that some automation (nocem and spamassassin) either keeps the post from appearing at al

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 1 Day ago by: Retro Guy

I have it working fine creating snippets. I can use these for overboard also, which should speed that up significantly. Searching only the reply portion of messages seems to produce a nice result. There is not every message in the threa

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

This is a simple result from a search. Still doing this in a separate script. I searched 'vichan AND fudforum' in 100 articles in rocksolid.nodes, which took 4.7 milliseconds on my slow vm. The specific results in each snippet are highlig

Re: None

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Posted: 2 Months 6 Days ago by: Anonymous

Welcome Welcome

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Posted: 2 Months 6 Days ago by: Anonymous

Hello, I am a newcomerHello, I am a newcomer

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Posted: 2 Months 6 Days ago by: Anonymous

Hello, I am a newcomer

dark men 1234

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Posted: 2 Months 6 Days ago by: Anonymous

hello

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 6 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm doing something a bit different here than I see in other forum searches. To avoid a ton of results simply because the terms are in the quoted text, I am only searching the reply to the quote. This may be awesome, or it may suck, we'l

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Yes, there is an option to use tradspool or put articles in a db (sqlite). Search will only be available if using a db. Really the only reason to use tradspool is if you need it for some particular application on your system, or just li

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Posted: 2 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

dumb bots will continue to "lurk" more like seams to be lurking but really isnt im not really into tracking "users" beyond handling traffick and could care less about the amount of posters and lurkers now the differentiation of whos and bot

Re: rslight cited on darkwebjournal

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Posted: 2 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

Suppose so, at least for the well known ones. There are also a ton of forums that just stop after 10 posts or so, and my guess would be they also don't have lurkers anymore, after a while. The point on fudfoum was a different one, though.

New moderation policy for def2

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Posted: 2 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

-repetitions of links to other imagesboards, forums etc -postings saying "asdf" or similar -postings saying "teach me how to hack" -postings saying "I want porn" -postings having nothing to do with the op, especially for older threads Th

Re: full text search in rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

Thats really cool. Did you finally put the messages into a db as well, or did you find some other way ? cheers trw

full text search in rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 11 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I have now a functional full text search working for rslight. It's written in a separate script right now for testing. It's just easier to mess with the code that way without breaking anything. I can now run a full search on a group and it

Re: None

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Posted: 2 Months 11 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Very true. I suspect mostly bots, but there are some lurkers. There is the occasional debate or comment, and there are a few ways to post here.

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Posted: 2 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

thousands of lurkers is common for "darknet forums" now if those are bots or genuine is different

Re: market

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Posted: 2 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

Look on the hidden wiki or something, this isn't the place.

market

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Posted: 2 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

Hello everybody ✌️I looking a Safe Marketplace , Shop or vendor to buy Cannabis and more..thank you for Help and have a nice day

Re: import script for rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 16 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Importing the groups was fast and easy. Took about 1-3 seconds per group. One nice thing is if your overview files ever become corrupted or deleted or whatever, just run import from your articles file and all is rebuilt for you in a seco

Re: import script for rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 18 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'll soon have a proper install script for this (standalone). It works fine, just haven't bothered to write the install script yet. Also, I just built a new (test) site using only -articles.db3 files from a running site and the t

Re: import script for rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 20 Days ago by: Guest

This is nice to hear. I am considering right now to drop inn2 for good on my end, and replace it by the stand alone version of the nntp server from rslight. Maybe it would even be an option to bundle it with the modified version of fudforum

Re: import script for rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 20 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Ok, this is working well. I copied some group .db3s from novabbs to a test site and created the groups with them. Each group is an exact copy of novabbs.org and will add messages as they come in just as if the groups started on the test

Re: import script for rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 21 Days ago by: Retro Guy

The addition of this feature has provided me with a simple way to perform spool cleanups. I (rslight) can run a weekly/monthly whatever, maintenance script on it's own that will make sure overviews and articles match. inn does this, but

import script for rslight

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Posted: 2 Months 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

All that is necessary to either back up, or share with another site is any -articles.db3 file. With this file, you can import all overview info, etc. and add the group to your site. One nice thing is that rocksolid.* can be shared

Re: To the spammers on def3

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Posted: 2 Months 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

If you choose to do that, please make sure you check the signature of the posts. Otherwise someone could spoof them and cause you to automatically delete a bunch of stuff :( Oh, but this is on a bunch of servers, so you could get all th

Re: To the spammers on def3

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Posted: 2 Months 25 Days ago by: Anonymous

def4 is displaying dynamic lists, so it is moderated by your news server. def2 is moderated by hand like def3. another way to adapt to the situation would be to do some kind of automatic moderation based on your filter results (most like

Re: To the spammers on def3

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Posted: 2 Months 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Does def2 and def4 maintain article lists based on the server they're connected to, or are you removing from those also? Lol :)

To the spammers on def3

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Posted: 2 Months 26 Days ago by: trw

Atm I spend more time than I would like on removing spam from def3, mostly ads for drugs, counterfeit money, cc, passports and so on. While I don't mind in principle that people trade these kind of things, I don't want them to use def3 for

rocksolid3 (inn2 server) retired

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Posted: 3 Months 16 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've removed one inn2 server I have been running. It's serving no real purpose as it was simply feeding retrobbs (synchronet) and doing nothing else. I've connected synchronet to another inn2 server and it's working fine. synchronet is al

Re: bbx is connected to rocksolid2 now

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Posted: 4 Months 6 Days ago by: Anonymous

Great. the server identifies itself as rocksolid2. I am not sure yet if I will actually display on def4 any links or overviews to the groups outside of rocksolid. Maybe later. For now, it will work for anybody who knows how to make it wo

Re: bbx is connected to rocksolid2 now

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Posted: 4 Months 6 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I don't think that should be any problem. rocksolid2 is an inn2 server and carries around 42,000 groups. If you are not seeing all those groups, you might be connected to another server. If it's just the groups you see on rslight.i2p, th

bbx is connected to rocksolid2 now

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Posted: 4 Months 6 Days ago by: trw

Meaning, all groupviews and articles are fetched from rocksolid2 now. I did that for testing purposes, but it is working nicely so far. I could keep it that way. A good (and not intended) side effect is that all groups that rocksolid2 carri

Re: Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 4 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

methinks this is very nice. will make it easier to play with the code. can't find a github in i2p right now.

Re: None

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Posted: 4 Months 13 Days ago by: Retro Guy

rocksolid-light is now available on fuwafuwa: http://git.fuwafuwaqtlkkxwc.onion/novabbs/rocksolid-light and clearnet of course: https://github.com/novabbs/rocksolid-light now just need i2p :) Retro Guy

Re: Switching software for def4 soon

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Posted: 4 Months 14 Days ago by: trw

and the old site is off.

rslight 0.6.7 available

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Posted: 4 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

This release uses a sqlite database for it's overview data, so php-sqlite3 is required. A script is included to copy all overview data from pre 0.6.7 flat files into the db, so there should be no reason to lose articles (always backup firs

Re: rslight disabled for upgrade

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Posted: 4 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Also, now search searches every section, not just the one you are in. Still need to change the wording on the search screen (that implies it only searches that section). Maybe tomorrow.

Re: rslight disabled for upgrade

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Posted: 4 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

With this upgrade, groups are no longer tied to 'sections'. Before this, if you moved a group from, for example on rslight.i2p, computers to programming, it took a lot of work to make that work properly. Now, groups are entirely independet

Re: rslight disabled for upgrade

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Posted: 4 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

It's back online now. If there are problems, I have a backup :) Retro Guy

rslight disabled for upgrade

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Posted: 4 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

rslight.i2p is currently disabled while I perform an update. This includes popuulating the new database with current data so it will take a while. I hope to have it enabled again in a few hours. Retro Guy

Re: Switching software for def4 soon

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Posted: 4 Months 16 Days ago by: trw

And the switch is done. All calls to def4.i2p and http://acmsrfsbsogtuhvk.onion go to the new site. The old site will stay enabled for some time. All accounts made before still work. Next target is to get bbx (the new software) to the s

Mirroring on def2 incomplete

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Posted: 4 Months 17 Days ago by: Anonymous

Hi, this is just to let you know that some threads are missing on def2, mainly in this group here and in /helpdesk. This seems to be something systematic, I saw that vichan has some internal defenses against floods and spam, and I guess I d

Switching software for def4 soon

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Posted: 4 Months 18 Days ago by: trw

After some quick development which made me dump around 70% of the codebase of bbs (the current interface of def4), I will switch def4 to bbx soon (the better bbs). Anybody who wants to take a preview can do this here (only tor side of th

Re: None

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Posted: 4 Months 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Thanks for that, I'll check it out soon, and also try to learn the proper way to sync with two hubs. I've read about it and it looks simple, but I've not done it.

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Posted: 5 Months 3 Days ago by: Anonymous

http://git.fuwafuwaqtlkkxwc.onion

Re: Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 5 Months 4 Days ago by: AnonUser

I hope to get to this next week. Any suggestions for sites in tor and i2p to host (git)? Also, I've just upgraded all my rslight sites directly from master.zip on github and all seems to be ok.

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 5 Months 9 Days ago by: Retro Guy

www.novabbs.com/getrslight rslight.i2p/getrslight dkzerogt6z6ybhcj.onion/getrslight I will keep this directory up to date with version changes, but more up to date code will be available on github.com currently, and hopefully on one or m

Re: Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 5 Months 9 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Let's hope it stays there :) Nothing illegal, just a news client but who knows, it's Microsoft. I do plan to put it also on a darknet hub. I'm just still learning git and trying to not screw it up, lol.

Re: Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 5 Months 9 Days ago by: Anonymous

Rocksolid Light (rslight) - a web based news client The link (https://github.com/novabbs/rocksolid-light) lands you right on the README.md sheesh

Re: Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 5 Months 9 Days ago by: Anonymous

Could you provide some description? What is Rocksolid Light?

Re: Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 5 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

Very nice. Will make it easier for new admins to set up their own service. I am just curious how long it will stay up on github, I mean not that it would be illegal in any way, but it could still violate some crazy microsoft policy. Good to

Rocksolid Light on github

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Posted: 5 Months 10 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Rocksolid Light is now available on github.com: https://github.com/novabbs/rocksolid-light I wanted to keep more up to date versions available and this seemed the best way. Also, I would like to be more familiar with git and this certainly

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 5 Months 18 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Been working on a newsportal bug that only shows itself in large busy groups. I think I finally found why it happens and have made a change to minimize the chances, but it's still not written the way I would like. I'll leave it for now,

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 5 Months 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

My list of bugs is reasonably small now. I'm sure there are plenty, but the ones I'm aware of have been addressed and seem ok. There are some things in the newsportal code that need cleaned up, especially one that is a memory hog. That one

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 6 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

It's all installed now. Working fine (it seems) The install scripts are working fine, but I want to simplify further. I'll get on that next week, but for now I need to fix the 'Pages' selection when viewing groups or articles. Some grou

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 6 Months 9 Days ago by: AnonUser

rslight.i2p is now running the new code also. I need to get the install script up to date and then try installing (not just overwriting) onto novabbs. Retro Guy

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 6 Months 9 Days ago by: AnonUser

To: retro.guy retrobbs.i2p is now running the latest code. Configuration has changed quite a bit with a goal toward at least not adding to complexity, and hopefully reducing it. A config file for each section is no longer required, but

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 6 Months 21 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Added LISTGROUP command support for the rslight nntp server, and improved logging. I'll be adding a $debug toggle to increase/decrease logging as necessary. Of course I need to see a lot more in the logs during development than a user would

Re: thanks for feedback

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Posted: 6 Months 21 Days ago by: Retro Guy

That sounds great, I think an updated ff focused more on nntp than it currently is would be a nice thing to see! ff seems almost no longer developed. At least when I'd look at the plugins forums they were years old and discussion was n

thanks for feedback

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Posted: 6 Months 21 Days ago by: Anonymous

Same experience here, and constant over the past few days. So either nginx is just superior to lighttpd (in general, or for the php part), or it was really just that timeout for the script execution. I'm guessing the latter. And I still wo

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 6 Months 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

There is now a toggle in config to hide part of poster's email addresses. I have it off on retrobbs, but on on rslight.i2p. I plan to turn it off on rslight as I was just testing. It will stay enabled on www.novabbs.com as this is really f

Re: def3 was down, and is back

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Posted: 6 Months 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

So far so good. It's working great from here. Always availble and didn't time out last time I posted :) Retro Guy

Re: hey cool

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Posted: 6 Months 23 Days ago by: Retro Guy

It's nice and simple. I'm pretty sure I've seen it before, but can't remember so who knows. It does need to be changed to default to bottom posting. It defaults to top. Retro Guy

hey cool

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Posted: 6 Months 24 Days ago by: Anonymous

Thanks, methinks this is a really nice site for reading (and posting, if you allow js). Technically I think this should also count as a rocksolid node, as it is a webserver displaying the content of the rocksolid groups (among many others,

http://put.hk/reader/news.neodome.net/rocksolid.nodes.announce.html

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Posted: 6 Months 25 Days ago by: usenet

Free News Reader http://put.hk http://put.hk/reader/news.neodome.net/rocksolid.nodes.announce.html

Re: def3 was down, and is back

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Posted: 6 Months 28 Days ago by: trw

at least i don't get any 503 so far, and the site responds quickly (for me). and there are more users online than before (judged from the few moments i look at that). i put a shorter timeout for the script execution in the nginx config, ma

Re: def3 was down, and is back

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Posted: 6 Months 29 Days ago by: Guest

got def3 on nginx finally, without any big steps to optimize anything. let's see if this changes the baseline of the performance. any feedback is appreciated. cheers trw -- Posted on def3

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 3 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've improved this now to handle mime encoded headers. Search should work with From or Subject that is mime encoded, and the links have now been put back in place. Retro Guy

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've now standardised display of poster names and their links to search. It's all in one function now, just called to display. 'From: ' names that are only an email address or names that are mime encoded will not have a search link. I find

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Made a change to nntp.php to significantly improve xover for large groups. Previously it would compile the data, then send it. Now it starts sending immediately and continues until the final requested article number. I know that sounds obv

Re: def3 was down, and is back

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Posted: 7 Months 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

ff is easy to use and def3 looks great with the new css. and yes, ff is annoying lol :) welcome back! Retro Guy

def3 was down, and is back

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Posted: 7 Months 5 Days ago by: Guest

"Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world," ok, it is not so bad, it is back. but ff can be a real bitch. would drop it one of these days....na, just kidding, i like the look'n'feel too much. but it

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 11 Days ago by: Retro Guy

It's a bit better now. Not done yet, but moving away from the greens. Retro Guy

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 12 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm messing with colours in the css for rslight. Not quite pleased with the results right now, I'll need to get back to it next week. I need a good blue(ish) color for links and visited links, a good contrast that still shows up well. I've

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 14 Days ago by: rslightuser

ah, ok. no, there is an independent code running now.

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

What I meant was are you still using code from the rslight codebase in vichan to pull posts :)

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 14 Days ago by: Guest

a number of posts since then that I don't see there. Maybe it has stopped polling this group for some reason? Maybe a db-fuckup of some kind. I need to check on my end. I pull from a lot of servers, all rslight plus the news servers. I a

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Yes, it is much faster to read into an array, but that takes memory. When testing on a large group with a lot of posts, it uses up php's limit of memory so I just read the file directly. I just checked and the message you replied to is

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 14 Days ago by: Guest

Glad you got it done, although I don't understand the problem really, I 'm afraid. Would it not be much faster to read the whole thing into mem and then treat it as an array ? And why is this post not on def2 ? Is this a crosspost ? I stil

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Finally found a good way to tremendously speed up creating the threads page while displaying last poster for each thread. I was not happy with how slow it was after adding that feature but now it is, from an end user point of view, just ab

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 21 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Added a feature to the header bar of each message. If you enable display of Message-ID in config, there will be a checkbox next to it. If you click that a drop down will open displaying the full message headers for the message. This is all

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 7 Months 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

0.6.6 is running on rslight.i2p and novabbs.com. Supports ssl both incoming and outgoing. An ssl port is opened for newsreaders as part of this. I currently run a test site that connects only to another rslight site using ssl, and it's wor

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months ago by: Retro Guy

wwcqk... is a inn2 server. I'm not sure what the timeout is for inn2, but I'll check into it. It may just be the system default for a network connection, but I'm not sure. For testing I'm running two rslight sites connected together.

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months ago by: Anonymous

In many cases it is enough. However, connection timeout to wwcqkwfo5yhe6uribv5tzylk25j5hkdk6gdnyftzd3k7dawlzwca.b32.i2p sometimes occur.

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months ago by: Retro Guy

I finally have this working properly. Had a lot of trouble with spawned processes not exiting and overloading the server. It took me a while to figure it out, and as usual it was one simple thing, fread vs fgets. That fixed the issue and

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've installed this version on rslight.i2p. Now running 0.6.6. The site now opens an unencrypted port and an ssl port. Both work fine. While it's not really important on i2p or tor, I can test it via clearnet and have knode conne

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I should also mention that it will auto-generate a self signed cert if no cert is present, and you are trying to use ssl for your nntp server. It is meant to be very simple and automatic, but the option to configure is there if you

Re: Might makes right ?

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Posted: 8 Months 16 Days ago by: Mei

That person is seriously fucked up. I wouldn't expect rational discourse with someone who clearly just wants to see people dead and mutilated.

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months 16 Days ago by: Retro Guy

In config you can point to your cert and key, so it can be from a cert authority, or self signed. I've tested with a 'letsencrypt' cert and self signed. Both work fine, but to connect to a self signed, you need to set in config to al

Re: rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months 17 Days ago by: anon

Will you use self signed certs for that ?

rslight-0.6.6

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Posted: 8 Months 17 Days ago by: Retro Guy

As I mentioned in another post, I'm working on features for 0.6.6, and only addressing major bug issues on 0.6.5 if I find them. Currently I'm working on ssl encryption between nodes, the nntp server and readers. Internal connections (betw

Might makes right ?

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Posted: 8 Months 17 Days ago by: Anonymous

So the one who is best at murdering others prevails ? Sounds like proto fascism to me.

who decides who gets "cleaned up"

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Posted: 8 Months 17 Days ago by: Anonymous

The "cleaned up" self select by bothering others. No need for much deciding. Example: That kid destroying car windows on blocked cars traveling the Santa Monica freeway with a tire iron? You shoot him,anyone else involved, then finish them

rslight-0.6.5f

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Posted: 8 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Version 0.6.5f of rslight is now available for download. This is the last version in 0.6.5. Only major bugs will be fixed if found, but let's hope there isn't much of that :) All my sites currently run 0.6.5f, and have for a short while.

Re: rslight-0.6.5e available for download

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Posted: 9 Months 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Fixed a bug where some spoolnews groups were being skipped. This is mostly for nocem use. Fixed an issue if overriding $maxarticles_per_run to not step on $maxarticles. Trim blank lines from end of articles when posting. All bug fixes

rslight-0.6.5e available for download

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Posted: 9 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

www.novabbs.com/getrslight or rslight.i2p/getrslight This fixes a number of bugs, and the new features and changes I've been mentioning in this group recently are all applied to this release. The tarball includes install and upgrade scr

Re: thats funny

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Posted: 9 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

What I mostly get from tor is drug and hacking spam, which is mostly blocked (some gets through of course). i2p hasn't been an issue at all for me. I guess it's just mostly down to the number of users in each network. Clearnet obviousl

Re: aha

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Posted: 9 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Yes. some people seem to enjoy just derailing threads/groups for fun, or just plain treat usenet as a place for graffiti practice. I just don't want to provide easy access for that, and most clearnet users who post on usenet in a benefi

thats funny

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Posted: 9 Months 14 Days ago by: Anonymous

thats funny because this kind of behavior is associated with the darknet for many people. seems like tor users are more civilized ?

aha

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Posted: 9 Months 15 Days ago by: Anonymous

Aha, so you did that mostly for the other groups. Yeah, I took a look at some of the small flamewars recently (after neodome posted about this), and some seem not so nice...lol Yeah, thanks.

Re: account creation

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Posted: 9 Months 16 Days ago by: Retro Guy

It's really for clearnet users who like to troll and just constantly creating new accounts. At least this way they need to spend a minute creating a new email address also. They would easily deal with a captcha as it's a "real" person.

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 9 Months 18 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Fixed an issue in display of poster names in overboard due to a LF in user config file. Found a bug in header.php that had the config dir hardcoded. That is now fixed to use config. Found a major bug that caused every group to rebuild all

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 9 Months 22 Days ago by: retro....@rocksolidb

Completed email verification functions to use an SMTP server instead of directly sending mail. This allows it to be used from dynamic ips or where port 25 is blocked (and basically makes it more reliable).

account creation

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Posted: 9 Months 22 Days ago by: Anonymous

Now that sounds really serious. Is a captcha not enough for this purpose (to disallow batch creation) ?

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 9 Months 23 Days ago by: retro....@rocksolidb

Quote seems to be working ok, so considering it done for now. I have added account creation authentication by email (receive code, then enter it). This is really for clearnet users to avoid creating tons of accounts (it happens), and ties

Re: def2 is back

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Posted: 9 Months 23 Days ago by: anon

and def4 is back on as well. all good. cheers trw

Re: def2 is back

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Posted: 9 Months 23 Days ago by: AnonUser

welcome back!

Re: all def services are out

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Posted: 9 Months 23 Days ago by: trw

def3 is back as well. cheers trw Posted on def3

def2 is back

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Posted: 9 Months 24 Days ago by: Anonymous

the others will come as well. cheers trw

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 9 Months 27 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Did some more work on 'Quote'. Spaced the buttons a bit farther apart, and changed 'Post' to 'Post Article', which makes the buttons different sizes and easier to differentiate. Modified overboard.php to handle base64 encoded articles and

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 10 Months ago by: Retro Guy

Fixed a bug in head.inc that would allow certain config options to reset to main config file. Since you should be able to override main config with section config, this was not what I wanted. It's fixed now and will be in the next release.

Re: all def services are out

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Posted: 10 Months ago by: Retro Guy

Thanks for letting us know. I'm sure you'll have them up and running as soon as you can :) Rocksolid is still here, all groups are available. Retro Guy

all def services are out

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Posted: 10 Months ago by: trww

All my services (def2,def3,def4) are out for the time being. This will take me a while to fix. Please use Retro Guys services (as I do :-) ) until they are back (should be sometime next week). cheers trw

Re: syncronet

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Posted: 10 Months 3 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Yes, Synchronet is ssjs. My main features to "support" Synchronet were to add a header that it can use to list who the message is "To", which is a common BBS feature, but not a Usenet feature really. Also, to log into Synchronet to post

syncronet

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Posted: 10 Months 4 Days ago by: Anonymous

i'm a bit confused here, wasn't syncronet coded in ssjs ? cheers trw

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 10 Months 4 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Fixed a bug in expire.php that did not remove the article info from the search overview. This led to finding search results that did not return an article. Should be fixed now. Added link to search user in overboard listing (or view latest

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 10 Months 10 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Currently working on better creation of accounts. They create fine already, but more tightly integrating Synchronet account creation. Right now it runs as a cron job, but I'm going to put it into the account creation script instead. Also,

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 10 Months 22 Days ago by: Retro Guy

A few more improvements (hopefully): rslight now checks inline attachments for mime-type, instead of relying on file extension. It's always done this for attachments, but not inlne attachments. This is fixed now. Now displaying att

Re: def2.i2p moving to vichan

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Posted: 10 Months 23 Days ago by: anon

def2 is trashed for the time being, broken threads, threads mixed together, missing messages. guess i have played with this too much and broke something in the db. will reinstall on the weekend, please use another node during this time. c

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 10 Months 25 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Latest changes in rslight 0.6.5... Fixed handling of inline attachments. This has been disabled for a long time until I could finally devote some time to getting it working properly. I'd rather not see inline attachments at all, but fudfor

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 10 Months 29 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Fix display of multi-byte characters in overboard. Detect encoding and recode to display properly. Added support for banning by username or email address. Simply add to a text file and it's done. I'm not much into banning, but some users

def2 is fully switched to vichan now

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Posted: 11 Months 1 Day ago by: Anonymous

a little earlier than planned initially, but everything seems to be working fine, so what the heck. if you prefer the rslight surface, please have a look at the other nodes (./nodes/html). any feedback on the new surface is appreciated, es

Global vars

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Anonymous

I just read up now about global vars and why it is (apparently) a bad idea to use them. Never used them myself, but just because the code and tutorials I used to learn me some php did not use them (so more by chance, really). Can understan

Re: Poetry group not working?

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I use lock files for scripts so some processes don't step on each other. For example, I don't want to start pulling articles for a group if I'm still pulling articles for that group as that would mess up the watermark file. So I used the

Re: big db, huh ?

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'll look into that. I don't really know how to compress a mysql database if I don't export it first. I guess they are really files on the file system I could compress, but not sure if I'll break it. I'll wait a bit to see if I can do th

Re: Poetry group not working?

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I actually didn't notice the issue for a while because I got confused between UTC and my local time. Everything looked good in the logs as I was only looking at the minutes, not hours. That'll learn me! Retro Guy

big db, huh ?

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Anonymous

if you would like to keep a backup, why don't you compress it (with tar or 7z or something). since the vast majority should be text, the compression rate should be very good, maybe you can get down below 1 Gb even. about the rest: honestly,

Re: Poetry group not working?

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Yes, sorry about that. This is development software, and I made a change that caused the issue. Any posts you made during that time should have gone out a few minutes ago. I hopefully have fixed the problem. I will be back tomorrow and

Re: Fudforum to rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Retro Guy

So far, vichan seems to be coming along nicely! It looks good and seems to function well. Right now I'm at the point of trying to decide whether to delete the 12GB fudforum database still sitting on my server. I don't run any ff sites,

Poetry group not working?

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Zod

https://www.novabbs.com/arts/thread.php?group=alt.arts.poetry.comments

Re: ok switching vichan back on

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I believe there was a problem with global variables (I use way too many of them). It's possible we were changing a value where we really didn't want to do that, and it was messing up rslight. If we don't source code from the rslight tre

ok switching vichan back on

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Posted: 11 Months 2 Days ago by: Anonymous

rslight is still working with the new solution, no so reason not to. still only i2p so far. cheers trw -- Posted on def2.i2p

user kilimanjaro banned

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Posted: 11 Months 3 Days ago by: trw

the user kilimanjaro @rslight.i2p (kilimanjaro ) was banned for life for offering cp in offtopic. stay off. trw Posted on def3

this fixed quite a lot

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

to reget the messages fixed many threads, including social. -- Posted on def2.i2p

Re: now can you explain why the bugs

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

In 0.6.5c there was a bug that allowed the watermark for a group to keep climbing if there was any error, or whatever. I'm guessing programming and social had something in a message causing the loop to continued past a message, but then

now can you explain why the bugs

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

were different for different groups ? what was special about social ? -- Posted on def2.i2p

seems to be working

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

rocksolid.nodes:336 rocksolid.nodes.help:75 rocksolid.nodes.announce:233 rocksolid.shared.encryption:40 rocksolid.shared.entertainment:91 rocksolid.shared.freenet:15 rocksolid.shared.general:166 rocksolid.shared.hacking:159 rocksolid.shared

Re: the new spoolnews.php

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Great! After it runs once, take a look at the group file again and it should have correct numbers.

the new spoolnews.php

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

is on my server (def2). -- Posted on def2.i2p

Re: watermarks

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Yes, it is off. I found the same problem on my test server. But here is the file now: rocksolid.nodes:336 rocksolid.nodes.help:75 rocksolid.nodes.announce:230 rocksolid.shared.encryption:40 rocksolid.shared.entertainment:91 rocksolid.

watermarks

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

rocksolid.nodes:336 rocksolid.nodes.help:75 rocksolid.nodes.announce:229 rocksolid.shared.encryption:40 rocksolid.shared.entertainment:91 rocksolid.shared.freenet:15 rocksolid.shared.general:166 rocksolid.shared.hacking:159 rocksolid.shared

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Ok, the script is back on the download site. If you install it, please back up your spoolnews.php first. This is really just a messy test. Retro Guy

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Hold off on that. Digging for bugs found me another bug :) Working on it... Retro Guy

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

The modified spoolnews.php now checks for problems in maintaing last article retrieved in config, plus adds above logging. Could you please pull spoolnews.php.txt from the download directory and give it a try if you get a chanc

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Added one more line (Unexpected response to ARTICLE command: ...)

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Jun 02 00:29:26 rocksolid Trying to get: 192.xxx rocksolid.nodes.announce:224 Jun 02 00:29:28 rocksolid Wrote to spool: 192.xxx rocksolid.nodes.announce:224

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Added some logging before and after pulling a message. Let's see...

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Found a problem specific to r.s.programming, which is weird. Making a minor change to spoolnews.php to see what's going on.

Re: the new function works at least

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: anon

Guess you have overlooked that. with vichan it is tempting to put part of the message in the subject, which is not well readable on some platforms i guess. so social is working again, too, after the same treatment. all good. cheers trw

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Interesting... I may have found a bug. Checking it out...

Re: ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

What do you see in /var/spool/rslight/rocksolid/192.xxx for last article number for programming and social? This is what it should be from the server: 200 i2pn2.org InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.6.1 ready (no posting) group rocksolid.

ok

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

now i see what you mean. well, at least i am down from a fully dysfunctional group to a missing reply. :-) -- Posted on def2.i2p

Re: but the message is there

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

A reply exists to that message on the network, but not on def2: http://dkzerogt6z6ybhcj.onion/rocksolid/article-flat.php?id=3&group=rocksolid.social#3

but the message is there

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

http://z5bqfv5v75kxy7pj.onion/rocksolid/article-flat.php?id=3&group=rocksolid.social#3 -- Posted on def2.i2p

so far so good

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

I guess the more separate the code operates the better. The optimal solution would be to just use the news server interface, but then I'd have to code a new news client...seems kind of wasteful. :-) But this setup has run stable now since

Re: maximum file size

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

My inn servers are set for 1M max size (default). Most of my usenet peers restrict incoming messaages anywhere from 32k (aioe) to 128k. Most messages larger than that won't propagate out of our network (which is ok, just making it known)

Re: the new function works at least

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I saw that, it's why I replied :) I don't see this message on def2: Subject: Re: Chatter From: anonymous@example.com (anonymous) Newsgroups: rocksolid.nodes.announce Organization: rslight Debian test site Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2020 09:17

Re: that fixed social as well

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

"Might" be the cause. I'm not certain. Just seems strange that the exact same code using the same upstream server through the same network on my test site does not exhibit any of these issues. I know that newsportal creates data/thread/

Re: the new function works at least

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I hope so. Is the only failing group now 'social'? If so, do you have any weird folder names in /var/spool/rslight/articles/rocksolid.social??? Like extra characters after social? Possibly the group description tacked on the end? This

also added a footer

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

that will show once it is synced (so not on the side itself). Posted on def2.i2p

maximum file size

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

max file size on def2.i2p is set to 450 kb for the time being. this is mostly to stay compatible with the rest of the rocksolid setup (some messages with bigger content have not been forwarded but silently dropped). added ability to post te

Re: rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: anon

i have vichan_message_read in place now, and i see the differences. let's check how it will handle. cheers trw Posted on def4

the new function works at least

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

i don't see any funny side effects, neither. hope it will help with rslight. cheers trw

that fixed social as well

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Anonymous

so if i understand you correctly message_read run independently from rslight might be the cause. i have to look at the code you posted.

deleted the spool files

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Anonymous

I did that now, programming displays correctly afaics. Will try that one social as well. For the rest will take me a bit. cheers trw

Re: first sync after change

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Just a note: message_read, and most of message.inc.php is newsportal code, so if it seems sometimes that I'm not sure what it's doing, you are correct :) Retro Guy

Re: first sync after change

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Could you add the function below (and attached) to /var/www/html/rocksolid/lib/message.inc.php and then call this function instead of message read with vichan? I'm curious still if we're messing anything up calling message read but not fro

Re: first sync after change

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm starting to suspect something.... Could you please delete in the spool all the - * files (except -overview and -title): $ ls rocksolid.programming-* -ldh -rw-r--r-- 1 www-data www-data 4.6K May 31 23:04 rocksolid.program

Re: first sync after change

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm starting to suspect something.... Could you please delete in the spool all the - * files (except -overview and -title): $ ls rocksolid.programming-* -ldh -rw-r--r-- 1 www-data www-data 4.6K May 31 23:04 rocksolid.program

first sync after change

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: Anonymous

This it did, for all groups. Did not change the display of social, though. cheers trw

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 7 Days ago by: anonymous

ok, it is deployed, let's see. should i zero the watermarks ? cheers trw

def2 is unstable for the time being

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Anonymous

partly linked to the new surface, partly to some sync problems. users are advised to use another node until this is straightened out. working on it, cheers trw

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

That would be great. I've placed 'scripts.tgz' in the rslight download directory on rslight.i2p. This will extract to scripts/*.php I needed to modify the other scripts to use different lock file names. Please extract this into script

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: anon

Yes, and a lot of messages from many groups. That is why I was assuming the spool numbers had changed on your server (which I remember they do from time to time, right ?). Yes, that is true of course. So it can't have anything to do with

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm using the new spoolnews code right now. I let it create a new spool a few hours ago and I'm monitoring it and comparing to a rslight site that does not use i2p. There are a number of changes to not allow the code to step on it

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: Retro Guy

You're seeing that on def2 logs? I'm pretty sure def2 is connecting to one of my inn2 servers as it's upstream server (i2pn2), not to an rslight server. I haven't changed anything on i2pn2, or any of my spools. Only on a test site right

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 8 Days ago by: anonymous

I saw this one too late, but yes, this is very good. From your post before I understand that the problem might be in incomplete messsages... and just I see that you probably rebuild your spool (at least spoolnews reports a lot of duplicate

this was vichan

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Posted: 11 Months 9 Days ago by: Anonymous

it doesn't. I thought the error might be from the rslight news server. One more point on the vichan todo list.

Re: charset in subjects

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Posted: 11 Months 9 Days ago by: Retro Guy

rslight will mime encode headers when necessary, so it shouldn't send such a messaage. Is this a message from vichan? That error message is from an inn server and spoolnews is just logging it.

charset in subjects

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Posted: 11 Months 9 Days ago by: Anonymous

May 29 14:05:26 rocksolid Failed to POST: a8c8ed: 441 Invalid syntax encountered in Subject: header field body (unexpected byte or empty content line) do yo know if that is part of the spec for news ? or is it something specific to rsli

still not working, really

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

articles from social and programming cannot be found. think i will just for debugging purposes hook the nntp server of def2 to my own.

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'm currently rebuilding the spool with a modified spoolnews.php that will break out of the download loop and unlink the local file if connection is lost to upstream server. I've also added a log entry if this happens. I'll continue

Re: still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I believe I have duplicated the problem on a test site. This test site also connects to it's upstream server via i2p. I'll be working on it on this site trying to determine what's causing the problem, but currently r.s.programming is al

this will take some more work to get it done

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

at least in a good way :-) --d7a80949bdfa60ca5e12dd948773e1f88e7f3517 Content-Disposition: form-data; filename="sceptic.png"; name="attachment" Content-Type: image/png Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAP0AAAF9CAIAA

Re: yeah

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: anonymous

who decides who gets "cleaned up" and who gets to clean ? you ? or just the side with the bigger weapons ? sounds disgusting to me.

Re: yeah

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Guest

The world needs a good cleanup. To many assholes. My feelings are towards starvation. The supply chains are to screwed up and to many dependencies to have a long war. Posted on def3

i don't get it

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

the articles are in the spool, but rslight just does not show them.

message can be accessed now

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Posted: 11 Months 10 Days ago by: Anonymous

socket_read() failed: reason: Connection reset by peer

still problems

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

main index is working now, but programming and social are still out of it. also a problem to access some other messages (like http://z5bqfv5v75kxy7pj.onion/rocksolid/article-flat.php?id4&group=rocksolid.nodes.announce#104 ).

Re: None

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: anonymous

and done, all seems to be back to normal, and overboard is working.

several newsservers

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

either you do random order (i would find that nicest), or you might define a fixed one as well. for posting you could do one main server (as a default), and the others as fallbacks. i am good at planning other peoples time, huh ? :-)

status report :-)

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

the overboard starts working first, than the board indeces (or maybe in parallel). the main index remains empty yet.

None

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

let's see what happens. before i did, i checked the files under "/log/" and discovered that there seems to be a size limit on the messages (1 000 000 bytes :-). Where can I change that ?

Re: i was too optimistic

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Retro Guy

The overboard does not log right now. I'll be adding more logging to things in future releases. Right now, it's just some of the stuff in /etc/rslight/scripts that logs. Logs are kept in /var/spool/rslight/log I'm sure the problem is it

Re: i have a feature request for rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I've been considering that. Now that I check for existing articles in a way that uses very little bandwidth (starting 0.6.5d), it shouldn't be a waste of resources. I could rotate through upstream servers, or check them all each time. A

Re: also missing indeces

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Retro Guy

That's what I would do. I'd stop cron.php first, make sure spoolnews.php isn't running (has finished running), then delete the entire spool, then reenable cron. I'll address your other posts later. I have to go to work and manage a bunc

also missing indeces

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

for the groups programming and social. both display "latest messages", so the titles, but the actual messages cannot be accessed. guess i should just empty the spool and retransmit everything at this point ? interestingly, the overboard br

i was too optimistic

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

the overboard has some problem, it runs partly and fails with a 500 to the client. where does rslight log such things ? cheers trw

oh, and another thing

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

i forgot to mention earlier: the dates of the messages are the dates of import, so it will be correct (or near correct) for new messages, but not corrent for the older ones. the order of the messages is preserved though, so you the oldest w

i have a feature request for rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

could you make an option to update from several different news servers ? it would be nice to check and connect to several sources in order to make the whole network more stable and fault tolerant. cheers trw

so many bot requests

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Posted: 11 Months 11 Days ago by: Anonymous

the first effect from switching is that I see now how many bot requests I get on def2.i2p, apparently just scanning fixed addresses. some misconfigured search engine, most like.

of, the threads are intact now

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Posted: 11 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

that is amazing, selfhealing, huh ?

def2.i2p moving to vichan

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Posted: 11 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

so, after some hours on the keyboard and some trial and error, i got a basic setup of vichan working together with rslight, so that they exchange messages in a meaningful way. time to switch... some explanations and remarks on this: -the

this is your favorite guineapig again

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Posted: 11 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

Just went through this upgrade step by step, and basically it all worked out well. The backups were not needed :-). Just one thing noteworthy: some threads that used to be intact are fragmented now. So I guess the order of retrieval is also

yeah

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Posted: 11 Months 12 Days ago by: Anonymous

this can well be, depending on the color of your skin, your sexual orientation and so on. nevermind the fact that some players on the political field have war adopted as their little hobby- if that is not a physical danger i don't know wha

Re: rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

In trying to duplicate the problem on def2, I found a bug that MIGHT be the issue. I was able to create posts that never showed up anywhere, or sometimes in rocksolid.spam. I see what was happening, and have made a fix in nntp.php. If a

Re: rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 14 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Added the port number to the filename where remote server pointers are stored. This is necessary mainly for i2p users as changing from one nntp server to another in i2p will probably still have the same hostname (the hostname of your router

Re: rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 15 Days ago by: Retro Guy

rslight nntp server working fine with Pan (attached pic) --------------5ec9b91c20d693.87029568 Content-Type: image/png; name=rslight-pan.png Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=rslight-pan.png iV

Re: rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 16 Days ago by: AnonUser

Changed the delimiter in

-overview files to TAB. -overview files already do, now all overview files do. 0.6.5x will continue to read the files with either delimiter, so already created lines still work. I will add the ico

Re: rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 17 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Fixed sending group descriptions to a newsreader whether they come from your local groups.txt file or upstream server, and make sure they are formatted properly for all currently tested newsreaders. Changed local descriptions display to

Re: Fudforum to rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 17 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Looks good, pretty much what I would have expected to see (which is good :)

Re: Fudforum to rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 17 Days ago by: anonymous

https://lainchan.org/%CE%A9/index.html Most of the big chans have been running with some kind of vichan, including torchan.

Re: Fudforum to rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 18 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I agree that ff may not be worth the effort. It's heavy and has many more features that we really need. That said, I really like the look of def3, but the underlying code needs a lot of work. Consider things like we needed to patch it ju

Re: Fudforum to rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 19 Days ago by: anonymous

Fudforum has been with us for some time now, and I liked it, so I hate to see it go. Having said that, I understand your reasoning: ff is pretty much a dead end, development has halted, and all changes are difficult to implement (compared t

rslight-0.6.5d

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Posted: 11 Months 19 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Rocksolid Light 0.6.5d has been applied to rslight.i2p as an upgrade. I'm running this on two test sites also. Barring any major issues, I'll put a download online soon. To upgrade, extract the .tgz file to a temporary location, then exe

Fudforum to rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 19 Days ago by: Retro Guy

-------- Switch to Rocksolid Light - This interface will be retired soon. You may check out the new interface in the links below. -------- it then has links to the same sections in Rocksolid Light I only serve a fudforum site in clearn

search in rslight

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Posted: 11 Months 19 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I think I may have finally fixed search in rslight. I haven't worked on it in quite a while, but it now seems to be working properly. I'll keep testing for a while but it seems ok. Version 0.6.5d will be released soon (hopefully within a

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 23 Days ago by: anon

in etc, i did not touch the other at all. most likely it is something with the rights imo. Posted on def4

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Also, if you want to add any of the sections you see on rslight.i2p (and have on def3), just let me know and I can send you the groups.txt files for them. That's probably easier than retyping them all. Retro Guy

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

That's odd, it shouldn't be necessary. The groups.txt in /etc/rslight/

/groups.txt should be specific to the section. The groups.txt on all my systems in /etc/rslight/spoolnews only contains groups I want on the nntp server, b

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Also, you can remove the domain name part and still have a footer by editing /var/www/html/rocksolid/lib/post.inc.php near line 219: if ((isset($postfooter)) && ($postfooter!="")) { $body.="\n-- \n".$postfooter."\n".$_SERVER['HTTP_

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

You understand the code as much as I do lol! It doesn't really make sense as it seems to say "if it succeeded or failed do this, else..." strange. nntp.php will never send "441 435", but of course will send "240" or "441" 435 can mean

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

I'll check the newsportal code to see what specifically leads to that error. I know that a badly formatted message can do that, but rslight shouldn't do that. A message that is too big can also (big attachment). I saw your message wit

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: Retro Guy

Awesome, I'm glad def2 is back! :) The footer can be disabled in /etc/rslight/rslight.inc.php by setting: $postfooter=""; I have to go off to work now, but will be back later and answer questions, but here's a couple of notes: The re

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: anonymous

ok, this seems to be history now. would be interesting why it showed up. what's with the identifier in the footer (displaying from which side you posted) ? It's kind of a neat feature, i am just not sure if i want it on all the time. ch

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: anonymous

what do the first two lines do ? you check if you have either success (240) or failure (441) ? or i don't understand the code right... ----- From here: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3977 6.3. Article Posting Article posting is do

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: anon

if ((substr($message,0,3)=="240") || (substr($message,0,7)=="441 435")) {

Re: rslight-0.6.5 available

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Posted: 11 Months 24 Days ago by: anon

so, this is nice, it runs like it should, just this one bug with the error message on posting. i used standard directories this time, as I suspected this could be a problem. the sed command displayed the same error message as last time (

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