INN commit: branches/2.6 (9 files)

INN Commit rra at
Fri Nov 4 22:19:07 UTC 2016

    Date: Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 15:19:07
  Author: iulius
Revision: 10097

Use https instead of ftp URLs for ftp.isc.prg


 contrib/README         |    2 +-
 doc/FAQ                |    2 +-
 doc/pod/actsync.pod    |    6 +++---
 doc/pod/checklist.pod  |    8 ++++----
 doc/pod/hacking.pod    |    4 ++--
 doc/pod/install.pod    |   10 +++++-----
 doc/pod/news.pod       |    2 +-
 doc/pod/newsgroups.pod |    2 +-
 doc/pod/simpleftp.pod  |    6 +++---
 9 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)

Modified: contrib/README
--- contrib/README	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ contrib/README	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@
 file (if any).
 In addition to these files, also see the contrib section of the INN FTP
-site at <> for more software designed
+site at <> for more software designed
 to work with INN.

Modified: doc/FAQ
--- doc/FAQ	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/FAQ	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@
 Subject: 1.3. Where can I get INN?
-The download site for INN is <>.  In that
+The download site for INN is <>.  In that
 directory are the various releases of INN, some additional documentation
 (particularly of security holes), the original INN Usenix paper.

Modified: doc/pod/actsync.pod
--- doc/pod/actsync.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/actsync.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -56,8 +56,8 @@
 the name of a file containing information in the active(5) format.  The
 getlist(1) utility may be used to obtain a copy of a remote system's F<active>
 file via its NNTP server, or an FTP client program can retrieve such a
-file from an FTP archive (such as
-L<>; see more about this below).
+file from an FTP archive (such as available in both FTP and HTTPS
+L<>; see more about this below).
 Newsgroup information from a file may be treated as if it was obtained
 from a host.  In this man page, the I<host> arguments on the command line
 are called hosts, even though they may be file names.
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@
 INN comes with default values of C<> for <host> and
 C</pub/usenet/CONFIG/active.gz> for <path-to-active>.  You can read about the
 policies used for maintaining that F<active> file at
-L<>.  Consider synchronizing
+L<>.  Consider synchronizing
 from this file on a daily basis by using B<cron>.
 =head1 OPTIONS

Modified: doc/pod/checklist.pod
--- doc/pod/checklist.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/checklist.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -79,8 +79,8 @@
 =item *
 Download the INN tarball and unpack.  Make sure that you download
-the last release from L<> or a snapshot
-from L<>.
+the last release from L<> or a snapshot
+from L<>.
 =item *
@@ -177,10 +177,10 @@
 =item *
 You can now import an F<active> file (I<pathdb in inn.conf>/active) and run B<inncheck>
-again.  You may want to look at L<>
+again.  You may want to look at L<>
 and only keep the lines corresponding to the newsgroups you are interested in.
 Also import a F<newsgroups> file which contains the descriptions of these
-newsgroups (see for instance L<>).
+newsgroups (see for instance L<>).
 Note that it is not necessary to do that now.  INN is shipped with minimal
 F<active> and F<newsgroups> files and you can add newsgroups later with

Modified: doc/pod/hacking.pod
--- doc/pod/hacking.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/hacking.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@
 Nightly snapshots can be found at:
-    <>
+    <>
 =head1 Configuring and Portability
@@ -684,7 +684,7 @@
 Make sure that F<samples/control.ctl> and F<samples/nocem.ctl> are in sync
 with the master version at
-L<> and
+L<> and

Modified: doc/pod/install.pod
--- doc/pod/install.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/install.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -167,12 +167,12 @@
 =head1 Unpacking the Distribution
-Released versions of INN are available from L<>.
+Released versions of INN are available from L<>.
 New major releases will be announced on <inn-announce at> (see
 F<README>) when they're made.
 If you want a more cutting-edge version, you can obtain current
-snapshots from L<>.  These
+snapshots from L<>.  These
 are snapshots of the INN Subversion tree taken daily; there are two snapshots
 made each night (one of the current development branch, and one of the
 stable branch consisting of bug fixes to the previous major release).
@@ -1416,7 +1416,7 @@
 from that server into I<pathdb>.  Otherwise, you'll need to figure out
 what newsgroups you want to carry and create new active and newsgroups
 files for them.  If you plan to carry a full feed, or something close to
-that, go to L<> and download F<active>
+that, go to L<> and download F<active>
 and F<newsgroups> from there; that will start you off with reasonably
 complete files.  If you plan to only carry a small set of groups, the
 default minimal F<active> file installed by INN is a good place to start;
@@ -1655,7 +1655,7 @@
 hierarchies; if you don't want to act on all those control messages, you
 should remove from that file all entries for hierarchies you don't want to
 carry.  The last version of that file is available from
 You can tell INN to just authenticate control messages based on the From:
 header of the message, but this is obviously perilous and control messages
@@ -1688,7 +1688,7 @@
     cp <pathetc in inn.conf>/pgp/pubring.gpg <pathetc in inn.conf>/pgp/trustedkeys.gpg
 The URLs from which you can get hierarchy keys are noted in comments in
-F<control.ctl>.  L<> tries to
+F<control.ctl>.  L<> tries to
 collect the major hierarchy keys and you can just import the whole file.
 If you want to make sure that the keys have been correcly imported, use:

Modified: doc/pod/news.pod
--- doc/pod/news.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/news.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -3025,7 +3025,7 @@
 to use <> if you run B<actsyncd>.
 Be sure to read the manual page for B<actsync> to configure an F<actsync.ign>
 file for your site, and test B<simpleftp> if you do not C<configure> with B<wget>
-or B<ncftp>.  Also see L<>.
+or B<ncftp>.  Also see L<>.
 =item *

Modified: doc/pod/newsgroups.pod
--- doc/pod/newsgroups.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/newsgroups.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@
 Written by Julien Elie for InterNetNews.
 The preferred format for a one-line newsgroup description is based on
 the policies by which the F<newsgroups> file in
-L<> is maintained; they were originally
+L<> is maintained; they were originally
 written by David Lawrence <tale at> and updated by Russ Allbery
 <eagle at>.

Modified: doc/pod/simpleftp.pod
--- doc/pod/simpleftp.pod	2016-11-04 22:12:36 UTC (rev 10096)
+++ doc/pod/simpleftp.pod	2016-11-04 22:19:07 UTC (rev 10097)
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@
 fetching files with FTP in a batch oriented fashion.  It takes one or more
 FTP URLs on the command line.  The file(s) will be retrieved from the
 remote server and placed in the current directory with the same basename
-as on the remote; e.g., L<>
+as on the remote; e.g., L<>
 is stored as F<active.gz> in the current directory.
 The script properly understands usernames, passwords and ports specified
@@ -25,8 +25,8 @@
 B<simpleftp> is an extremely poor substitute for more complete programs
 like the freely available B<wget> or B<ncftp> utilities.  It was written
 only to provide elementary support in INN for non-interactive fetching of
-the files in L<> or
-L<> without requiring
+the files in L<> or
+L<> without requiring
 administrators to install yet another package.  Its shortcomings as a
 general purpose program are too numerous to mention, but one that stands
 out is that downloaded files by B<simpleftp> override existing files

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