Re: Cannot send uqwk commands
A.R. & F.L. Scott-Thoennes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 26 Aug 1996 07:35:13 -0700
In article <C/DIyoM6flvR091yn@xs4all.nl>,
WVERVEEN@xs4all.nl (Wim Verveen) wrote:
>Thanks for you're reply.
>I checked and I can send mail like you described. I've asked our systemmanager
>to look into the uqwk.h matter.
>In article <Y08GygzkgiCc091yn@peak.org>,
>email@example.com (A.R. & F.L. Scott-Thoennes) wrote:
>>In article <T9jEyoM6fRaV091yn@xs4all.nl>,
>>WVERVEEN@xs4all.nl (Wim Verveen) wrote:
>>>I clearly remeber being able to use Yarn to send commands to uqwk to
>>>subscribe/unsubscribe to newsgroups (among other things).
>>>When I tried recently I got the following message:
>>>cannot chdir(/usr/spool/mqueue):permission denied). Does anybody know
>>>what's causing this? It could help me to explain the problem to my isp.
>>The first thing uqwk does when processing subscribe/unsubscribe type
>>commands is start a mail process to report back to you the results via
>>email. If you are not getting a response message from uqwk into your inbox,
>>try just typing the following at the shell prompt:
>>mail -s 'Results of your request' WVERVEEN
>>and see if you get the same error. If you do, this should help your
>>isp figure out the problem. I've heard of other folks whose isp have
>>had the mail program in an odd place or with an odd name. They have
>>had to recompile the uqwk source after modifying the line:
>>#define MAILER_PATH "mail" /* Where to find mailer */
If the mail command when directly entered DOES work, then you shouldn't
need to change uqwk.h.
Are you in fact getting responses back from uqwk via email?
Check that you are using uqwk 1.8; try "uqwk -p|more" to verify
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