Problems with inn 2.2.3

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Apr 29 22:40:33 UTC 2002



Mark Hittinger <bugs at pu.net> writes:

> | From: ptomblin at xcski.com (Paul Tomblin)
> | I rebuild the history file, and it's setting down to a much more
> | reasonable 26Mb.  Running news.daily got rid of most of the duplicates.
> | I've still got a bunch of those history items like 
> | [5D5978E11CE8882699819BFCA7D57129]      1020115686~-~1020115686
> | [33C9E1199C2DCAC21BBA28F0077B2694]      1020115724~-~1020115724
> | [7603278280298CBE026E6B1DD47C547D]      1020115851~-~1020115851
> | mixed in amongst the more normal
> | <aakd2k$ctg$1 at vulcan.alphanet.ch>	1020116109~-~1020114836	rec.aviation.student/92238
> | <aake4k$ctg$2 at vulcan.alphanet.ch>	1020116109~-~1020115924	rec.aviation.student/92239
> | <aakea7$bks7h$1 at ID-121350.news.dfncis.de>	1020116111~-~1020115254	alt.lang.asm/2414

> Aaaaaaaaahhh!!!  What a scary looking history file! :-)

> Those "normal" records do not look normal for inn 2.x to me.  I've not
> run 2.x with traditional spool so I am not 100% sure about this but my
> belief is that 2.x history file records never have the message id in
> field #1.  Its always the hash so that things like the history cache can
> work etc.

They're fine if he's not using the storage API and is running a version of
INN earlier than 2.3.  Otherwise, you're right.

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


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