Bug#85730: Inn2 does not reread entirely.
andreas.krueger at online.life.de
Mon Feb 12 18:58:02 UTC 2001
I was porting an inn news server to a new hardware. For
some time, I had the news server on the new host operate in
xrefslave - modus of the old one. Then I reconfigured it,
to stand on its own, by simply deleting the xrefslave and
also the nnrpdposthost variables from inn.conf. I then did
ctrlinnd reload '' 'some reason...'
(if I remeber rightly) and thought I was set to go into
When I did some preliminary test posting, inn came up with
an error message that was completely cryptic to me.
Something about the Xref header not being suitable. Xref
header? On _posting_?
I tryed this, that and the other. Burned a few hours.
Finally, I grabed the source code, grep-ed for the error
message, and saw what was going on: That particular error
could happen only if xrefslave was still set.
So I shut down inn completely, as if to reboot the machine,
and started it back up again. With that, my problem
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