Patch for inn-2.4.2 to fix inn throttled during startup handling

Russ Allbery rra at
Fri Oct 1 05:10:45 UTC 2004

John Wehle <john at> writes:

> Currently running start with inn.conf containing:

>   innflags:               -m t
>   readerswhenstopped:     true

> results in innd complaining:

>   innd: dbz not open for this history file /usr/local/news/db/history

> when "ctlinnd go" is executed because the history file was opened during
> startup and never closed.  When CCgo later calls InndHisOpen to open the
> history file the history code gets upset because hisv6_dbzowner is still
> set from the original open.

Thanks for the report!  I've modified innd so that it will never open the
history file in the first place if it's throttled from the command line,
since that appears to work fine.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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