[pskmail] Re: pskmail

  • From: "John Douyere" <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 17:38:24 +1000

Joe,

As the process runs under the "guest" user, I would check that the .fldigi
directory (note the dot at the fronf of "fldigi")  or one of it's files (the
config file) could have ownership and/or permissions that don't allow the
guest user to overwrite it.

May be worth a look.

Regards,

John


On 10/18/07, Joe Hetrick <jhetrick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Thanks Rein!
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> Can somebody give a more detailed outline of the flow between client/
> server for me?
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> First, APRS beacons are sent 'unproto', you don't have to be connected for
> that.
> Same for pings and 'link' packets.
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> Second, the connect sequence is as follows:
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> Client: Connect
> Server: Connect ack
> Client: Status
> Server: version and status: SM0RWO Pskmailserver v.0.4 L1M2>
> (meaning you have 1 local mail waiting and 2 in your POP account in the
> internet cloud.
> Client: Status or poll
> Server: Status or poll
> .... etc.
> Client: Command, status
> Server: Status or poll
> Client: Status or poll
> ... until
> Server: Data, data...... data, status.
> Client: status (or poll).
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> Polls are sent when the status has not been received correctly., the other
> stn then repeats the status.
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> This clears that up, Thanks Rein.
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> Additionally;
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> It seems that fldigi source README's talk about pskmail, but, only
> the PA0R provided fldigi binaries actually work with pskmail?
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> No, fldigi works structurally with pskmail.
> fldigi-1.342 works with pskmail 0.4
> fldigi-1.38.06 and higher works with pskmail 0.5.
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> Ok;  But the PSKmailclient/server has to be touched in the startup
> directory, depending on what you're doing?
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> In mail mode, I assume the remote service merely acts as a proxy for
> a pop account that I provide.  How is mail sent by the remote host,
> as, this would obviously require relay privileges on an internet-
> facing mailserver.
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> I am not sure what you mean with remote host.
> The POP server at your ISP does not care who gets the mail, as long as you
> authenticate.
> The agent in the pskmail server does the authentication, gets your mail
> and sends
> it via a pskmail stream to the client. For this to work the agent needs
> your data.
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> I mean SMTP relay, not POP.  Unless we're assuming the remote server
> allows POP before SMTP and the outgoing and incoming mailservers are the
> same.  Does this make it more clear what I'm asking?
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> I'm asking about outbound (to the internet cloud) mail.
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> I never had any problems with either fldigi-1.342 of fldigi-1.38.06
> as long as you do a 'save config'.
> When changing from 1.342 to 1.38 you need to delete the .fldigi directory.
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> I assumed this was local to me; as such a problem would have made it out
> onto usenet or other places that google indexes.  I'll keep looking at it.
> For now, though, I've got everything happily working.
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> 73,
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> Joe KC0VKN
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>  --
> Joe Hetrick
> perl -e 'print
> pack("h*",a6865647279636b604269647a616e69647f627e2e65647),"\n"'
> Your Excuse is: Budget cuts
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