checkgroups messages

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Sat Oct 23 19:17:55 UTC 1999


George Lindholm <George.Lindholm at ubc.ca> writes:

> I saw a huge number of these in todays news.daily report:

> /usr/local/news/bin/control/checkgroups: ^: not found
> /usr/local/news/bin/control/checkgroups: |^*|^: not found
> /usr/local/news/bin/control/checkgroups: ^: not found
> /usr/local/news/bin/control/checkgroups: |^*|^: not found
> /usr/local/news/bin/control/checkgroups: ^: not found
> /usr/local/news/bin/control/checkgroups: |^*|^: not found

> What is causing these messages to be generated, and how do I get rid of
> them?

No idea.  One way to get rid of them, I suppose, would be to switch to
using controlchan, since they seem to be coming from the shell script
versions (probably from parsecontrol, but I can't find what bit of code
would produce that).  I'd recommend using controlchan if possible anyway.

-- 
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)         <URL:http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>


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