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Shadowlands Forum

Shadowlands Forum is a flexible, friendly, robust chatroom reachable via any telnet client. It uses UNIX username/password for authentication, and includes the authlocal module to authenticate quickly from localhost.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  04 Jul 2008 14:00

    Release Notes: This release adds a recap of the recent conversation when connecting, runs on Fedora 9/GCC 4.3, and fixes a potential infinite loop in banner printing. For PAM support, it now uses the "login" service, not "slforum", with added logging for PAM errors. For scripting/monitoring, it now writes a user count file, for checking status from outside the room.

    •  04 Jul 2006 17:23

      Release Notes: A recap of recent conversation when connecting. A user count file for checking status from outside the room. The prompt character can be changed at compile time.

      •  26 Dec 2005 05:07

        Release Notes: The forum compiles and runs under Fedora Core 4 using GCC 4.

        •  26 Dec 2005 05:07

          Release Notes: This release adds a standalone utility for virtual user maintenance.

          •  26 Dec 2002 03:50

            Release Notes: Compile/run support on Mac OS X, and a fix for a topic-command-related segfault.

            Recent comments

            04 Jul 2008 13:49 jdmonin

            Newly ported to Fedora 9/GCC 4.3
            Newly available on Fedora 9 under GCC 4.3.

            29 Mar 2001 11:31 jdmonin

            Re: It works after all
            In more recent devel releases, Makefile-linux has PAM, and Makefile-linux-nopam does not have PAM.

            24 May 2000 13:03 jdmonin

            It works after all :)
            It's now verified to work on RedHat 6.x systems, including those with MD5 passwords. Be sure to use the appropriate makefile (Makefile-linux-pam, not just plain Makefile-linux) when you compile, and use the development version, not the stable 1.9.2 release. Details in the INSTALL file.

            15 May 2000 11:20 unixman

            RH Linux 6.X problem
            Does not work on RH Linux 6.x for all I can tell. Authentication fails.


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