newnews y2k bug in 2.2.1

Sven Paulus sven at tin.org
Wed Nov 3 18:30:55 UTC 1999


In article <199910281457.PAA52447 at arun.cam.uk.internal> you wrote:
|>> newnews ins.pcprive 991231 000102
|>> 501 Bad date
|> Does the attached patch fix it?

Being back on January 1st, 2000, I just tried your patch and the problem 
(at least with the NEWGROUPS command, but NEWNEWS uses the same code) is
solved. Reading the code, it seems really reasonable.

I think, this should be committed during the next 60 days. A lot of clients
do a NEWGROUPS command on startup, so many, many people would get
error messages when doing their first newspoll in the new year.

Thanks,

Sven



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