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List of chans using LynxChan StephenLynx##xS3ESC 03/09/2016 (Wed) 20:10:56 Id: 8c0391 Locked Pinned [Preview] No. 285 [Reply]
Edited last time by StephenLynx on 02/09/2018 (Fri) 01:25:28.

Cat Board owner 01/03/2016 (Sun) 12:07:51 Id: 9ca3a6 Locked Pinned Bumplocked [Preview] No. 219 [Reply]
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Cat 12/28/2017 (Thu) 04:25:58 Id: c95102 [Preview] No. 495 [Reply]
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What is known about this claimed exploit?

Cat Board owner 12/28/2017 (Thu) 11:21:02 Id: 36351e [Preview] No. 496
Aside from the possibility of running mongo accepting external connections without authentication enabled, nothing.

I am skeptical of anything that mentions or involves smiley, that image reeks of goon trolling. I figure the first place to be owned would be a large site, like mewch or endchan. At least this one, since its managed by me.

Mega Milk 12/29/2017 (Fri) 04:56:48 Id: 66a73b [Preview] No. 499
What site is/was this?

nanote 12/29/2017 (Fri) 05:42:22 Id: 3914a8 [Preview] No. 500

nanotech#zvNTEK 12/29/2017 (Fri) 05:42:40 Id: 3914a8 [Preview] No. 501
It was a prank lmao

Cat 02/11/2018 (Sun) 23:39:11 Id: d23996 [Preview] No. 524 [Reply]
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Please explain how is engine better than Meguca.

Cat 02/12/2018 (Mon) 11:21:12 Id: c24fbe [Preview] No. 525
You tell me why I should care about meguca.

Cat 01/04/2018 (Thu) 16:28:54 Id: d3100a [Preview] No. 505 [Reply]
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Broken HTML generation OP 01/18/2018 (Thu) 17:44:42 Id: 61d67f [Preview] No. 517
Markdown links containing quoted text or quotes to posts generate invalid HTML. For example:

http://google.com/ class="quoteLink" href="/lynxchan/res/505.html#507">>>507
http://google.com/ class="quoteLink" href="/lynxchan/res/505.html#507">>>>/lynxchan/507

This could have security implications (the resulting HTML looks quite bad), but I cannot find a way to exploit it at first glance. Suggested fix:

diff --git a/src/be/engine/postingOps/common.js b/src/be/engine/postingOps/common.js
--- a/src/be/engine/postingOps/common.js
+++ b/src/be/engine/postingOps/common.js
@@ -471,9 +471,9 @@ exports.replaceMarkdown = function(message, posts, board, replaceCode, cb) {


- message = message.replace(/(http|https)\:\/\/\S+/g, function links(match) {
+ message = message.replace(/https?\:\/\/[^\s<>"]+/g, function links(match) {
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Cat 01/19/2018 (Fri) 00:07:21 Id: 5a92bd [Preview] No. 518
ty, ill look into it

Cat 01/19/2018 (Fri) 12:00:05 Id: e7347a [Preview] No. 519
Fixed, all I had to do was to process links before quotes.

Fixed only on 2.0, I will fix on 1.8 and 1.9 if I find some way to exploit that.

But given how stuff is sanitized anyway, I don't think that would be possible.

Cat 01/22/2018 (Mon) 20:08:52 Id: 248a80 [Preview] No. 520

Testing Tester 01/28/2018 (Sun) 17:16:16 Id: 500963 [Preview] No. 523
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Markdown in /<board>/catalog.json API Cat 01/23/2018 (Tue) 00:56:37 Id: 24b91a [Preview] No. 521 [Reply]
Is there any reason that the catalog API json doesn't have the comment in markdown? The API has markdown in the thread views, but not catalog.

Cat 01/23/2018 (Tue) 21:08:40 Id: 04c95d [Preview] No. 522
If you are the guy that e-mailed me, there is no good reason and I added it on 2.0.

Cat 01/14/2018 (Sun) 17:03:57 Id: 5d701d [Preview] No. 516 [Reply]
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Hey guys, just had a question regarding installation of a 3rd party front end with Lynxchan, upon downloading a front end like 8tailedLynx (https://gitgud.io/obongo/8TailedLynx) and booting up lynxchan I get several broken pages that look like plaintext.

I was told on the irc to run command [code]lynxchan -rfe -r -nd[/code] to rebuild the pages.

When running that command I get the following error:
[code]m@xchantest:~$ lynxchan -rfe -r -nd
Were found issues with templates.
Enable verbose mode to output them.
Full deletion progress: 7%
throw er; // Unhandled 'error' event

Error: connect ECONNREFUSED /tmp/unix.socket
at Object.exports._errnoException (util.js:1020:11)
at exports._exceptionWithHostPort (util.js:1043:20)
at PipeConnectWrap.afterConnect [as oncomplete] (net.js:1090:14)
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Was the RAM cache a mistake? Dog 01/02/2018 (Tue) 08:43:20 Id: 100739 [Preview] No. 502 [Reply]
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Can someone explain me the rationale behind the RAM cache? Intuitively, it feels wrong to (re)implement caching of GridFS files because GridFS/MongoDB already performs some sort of caching in the background. The main benefit seems to be the non-preemptive caching strategy (JIT), which is a big win, but could have been easily achieved without an additional cache layer.

Cat 01/02/2018 (Tue) 12:05:56 Id: 4e1f98 [Preview] No. 503
Concurrency and performance.

Gridfs became unstable with JIT removing and reading at the same time, causing corrupted caches. Up to 1.8 that wasn't an issue since cached files would only be removed after a newer version was stored.

And the new implementation was able to serve 5x more requests.

Issues with Penumbra Lynx Cat 12/27/2017 (Wed) 08:03:39 Id: f170f6 [Preview] No. 491 [Reply]
Not totally sure if this is the correct place to ask this, but apparently i'm too retarded to edit a front end

How do I edit the homepage of imageboard, like the title element and footnotes and stuff? Modifying the index.html in the templates doesn't work.

I'm also confused about the overboard, as on other places like mewch it shows recently posted threads on the index, but for me it doesn't work

Cat 12/27/2017 (Wed) 10:44:02 Id: 892edf [Preview] No. 492
1: the title of the site is set on the global settings, the title of individual pages is set on the language pack.
2: after editing a template, you have to reload the RAM cache of the template. You have a few options for that: A: run lynxchan with -fd so it will reload that cache everytime it is used B: run lynxchan -nd adding a rebuild command, they can be found on src/be/readme. This will rebuild the completed page that used the template.
3: you have to set the overboard uri and the option to show recent posts on the front-page on the global settings. To edit global settings, login as root and click the link on the global management page. You can also edit the settings json manually, but that won't trigger some required actions on the engine after certain settings change and is prone to error.

Cat 12/27/2017 (Wed) 19:51:57 Id: f170f6 [Preview] No. 493
Thank you so much!

Cat Board owner 12/28/2017 (Thu) 11:42:44 Id: c38287 [Preview] No. 498
Btw, I made a small mistake there: -r commands rebuilds the disk cache of completed pages, -rfe reloads the RAM cache of templates.

Cat 12/27/2017 (Wed) 22:07:12 Id: d545ac [Preview] No. 494 [Reply]
When I try to upload custom JS, my browser sends the file with the wrong mime type (application/x-javascript), and it gets rejected by the server. Is this check really needed?

Cat Board owner 12/28/2017 (Thu) 11:23:11 Id: c50848 [Preview] No. 497
Hm, that is a good question.
I figure that I could remove the check, since its a feature that will only be used by sites without user owned boards and possibly by only site owners themselves.

Come to #lynxchan on rizon and I can give you a solution for 1.9.

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