innd 2.2.1 crashes on message with bad Distribution: line

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Nov 18 21:44:58 UTC 1999

Joe Ramey <ramey at> writes:

> Last night my innd 2.2.1 (running on a Sparc server with Solaris 2.6)
> dumped core.  I found the cause was an article that came in with a bad
> Distribution line:

> Distribution: ,

> I made a quick fix to keep my innd from crashing if another such
> article comes in:

Thanks for your report; this has been fixed in CVS, so the next snapshot
will contain the patch for it.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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