nnrpd in the latest snapshots segfaults

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Sat Dec 15 20:16:23 UTC 2001

Kim Alm <kea at penti.org> writes:
> On 13 Dec 2001, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> Well, if you don't store based on Xref rather than the Newsgroups line,
>> the resulting spool won't be a correct traditional spool; for example,
>> it will have cancel messages mixed in with the regular articles of a
>> newsgroup.  Plus, the recovery tools like makehistory won't work
>> correctly; they'll move all the control messages back into the main
>> group.

> Ok, makes sence. Why is this set to false as default?

I think just because the original default behavior under the storage API
was to store on Newsgroups and storeonxref was added later.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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