LISTGROUP apparently making nnrpd lose articles

Nick Leverton nick at
Sun Apr 14 11:53:30 UTC 2002

On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 08:12:00PM +0900, Katsuhiro Kondou wrote:
> In article <20020412012230.GR977 at>,
> 	Nick Leverton <nick at> wrote;
> } articles exist in a newsgroup.  The sequence of commands goes like this:
> :
> This should fail, since listgroup requires newsgroup
> name.

RFC2980 says the newsgroup name is optional, the current group being
used as default.  It also used to work in INN 1.7.x which I was using
until recently.  Has the behaviour been changed in a recent NNTP draft ?
It's confusing that it appears to work but then causes problems later.

> } The articles come back if I change groups and avoid the LISTGROUP.
> I've examined on my box with 'listgroup newsgroup',
> and it works.

Thanks, I can put a patch up for trn if the definition of LISTGROUP has
indeed changed ...


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