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Re: [Pan-users] Re: Pan keeps "forgetting" server

From: Travis
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: Pan keeps "forgetting" server
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 17:39:03 -0700

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Zeff" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: Pan keeps "forgetting" server

> On 07/23/2008 Duncan wrote:
>> Reinforcing the above, definitely, what version of pan are you using? 
>> Modern (0.132 being the latest, 0.133 should be out soon, I hope) pan 
>> keeps the server information in a separate file, servers.xml, in the 
>> (by default) ~/.pan2 dir.
> I am, of course, using .132, Waxed in Black.  Yes, the info is in 
> ~/.pan2/server.xml, and every time the info vanishes, that file gets 
> overwritten.  I know, because I close Pan and check.  (I now have a 
> backup copy; next time it happens, I just copy it over the bad one and 
> be done with it.)  I've not "done a proper fsck," because I only 
> installed Fedora 9 about 2 months ago, and except for some problems 
> caused by an intereaction between my nVidia drivers and xscreensaver 
> have had no problems or crashes.  Frankly, except for this, I see no 
> evidence of file corruption, and after over 30 years using computers, 
> I know what it looks like.
> I might add, btw, that nuking and starting over would be a major PITA, 
> considering that, as I've mentioned earlier, there are at least 1,000 
> old posts on the server in the group I frequent, and Pan is not 
> exactly good about sorting by date!

I never have a problem using sort by date with Pan (0.132).  I do it all 
the time.

Travis in Shoreline Washington 

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