Windows XP + UKAW
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Sam Dez 3 14:26:00 CET 2005
Martin Foster <mf-news at freexp.co.uk> wrote on 03.12.05:
> On the 03.12.05 at 00:52, Michael Heydekamp <my-news at freexp.de> wrote:
>> Ehhmm - which FreeXP version are you using, BTW?
>> There is a problem with RC4 and UKAW because UKAW opens XP.EXE in
>> R/W mode. This doesn't work anymore as the former XP.OVR is now an
>> integral part of XP.EXE.
> Ah, aha!
Look at the size of XP.EXE...
>> There is an RC5 test version available (same as RC4 but XP.EXE and
>> XP.OVR reside as two different files again). See:
> OK, got it now and .....
>> But this shouldn't be the problem in your case as you would get
>> different results then (UKAW would complain about a wrong XP
> ..... that was the problem.
Did UKAW complain? My impression from your initial post was that it did
> UKAW is now working perfectly again - Pheeeeeeew! ;-)
I suggest that you use the UKAW patch tool to avoid it's annoying header
> MAILER: CrossPoint/Agent [FreeXP] v3.40 RC5 @ 1611051002 R/C24108, via NNTP
The patch makes sure that the headers "X-Mailer:" and "X-Newsreader:"
are kept untouched. This is also crucial for the "User-Agent:" header
that I intend to create in the near future. This header has to follow a
specific syntax and UKAW would destroy this syntax.
> X-Nntp-Client: XPAgent/UKAW v3.50g (18.104.22.168); (c) by 'www.gohel.de'
This header is not created anymore. Furthermore headers set by FreeXP's
UUZ such as "X-RFC-Converter:" are not deleted anymore.
See also <9Z78j$2fCHB at my.freexp.de> in d.c.s.c and thread. The patch
tool is available here:
After applying it, you should send 'clean' RFC headers as with other
clients. Happy FreeXP'ing... :-)
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