map is not the size of a DCC map file

TheCajun thecajun@nmia.com
Thu Oct 16 18:41:36 UTC 2003


Thanks.  This fixed it.


> > From: TheCajun <thecajun@nmia.com>
> 
> > After installing lattest DCC, I get this in /var/log/maillog.  Any ideas
> > why?
> > ...
> 
> You are probably running on a system that does not have IPv6 support
> but does have some IPv6 headers defined.  
> 
> The /var/dcc/map file format has changed a couple times in recent
> versions.  The DCC client library code tries to recognize and
> automatically convert old /var/dcc/map files.  Separate changes to
> defend against systems that think they have IPv6 support but don't
> broke the new DCC versions' guesses of the proper sizes of old
> /var/dcc/map files in some cases, including some versions of Linux.
> 
> The quick fix is to delete /var/dcc/map and rebuild it with 
> 
>     cdcc "new map; load map.txt"
> 
> If you do not have an ASCII copy of your old map file in  map.txt or
> elsewhere, and if you are not running a DCC server, a good enough and
> often better version can be found in homedir/map.txt in the DCC source.
> 
> 
> Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com
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