innd hangs in current CVS?

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Dec 4 00:27:07 UTC 1999

greg andruk <gerglery at> writes:
> On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, The Hermit Hacker wrote:

>> Just upgraded to the latest, checked over my inn.conf file, did a
>> ~/bin/ and innd just hangs...get the first 5 or so lines of text
>> in my news.notice file and that's it...

>> revert back to innd.OLD and all appears to be well...

> Me too, this morning.  A related problem was that nnrpd was segfaulting
> when it tried to process any GROUP commands.

> Rebuilding the overview got me back up and running, after much head
> scratching.  At the same time, I switched from buffindexed to
> tradindexed, so I can't say for sure whether buffindexed has a new
> problem or the buffers were corrupt (sorry 'bout that, but I was
> planning to switch for other reasons and since I had to rebuild the
> overview anyway...)

Had either of you not yet updated to a version after Kondou's
groupbaseexpiry fixes?  Upgrading to the latest version from one before
those changes requires an overview rebuild.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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