backends/archive.c handles crossposts in flatfiles incorrectly

Katsuhiro Kondou Katsuhiro_Kondou at
Tue Mar 12 15:39:04 UTC 2002

In article <20020121000300.A6415 at>,
	Karl Skibinski <charly at> wrote;

} Due to a missing test for a concatenation condition backends/archive.c
} handles crossposts of archived articles incorrectly when trying to
} concatenate the articles into one file per group.
} The code for writing crossposts makes no distinction between one
} article per file (tradspool style) and concatenating archives. Thus
} trying first to create some hard- and then softlink between the
} destination files and at last, if both fails (because the destination
} file already exists), writes the first archive over the second.
} I appended a patch that corrects this behavior.

Just committed.  Thank you.
Katsuhiro Kondou

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