msg-id generation

Paul Tomblin ptomblin at
Tue Sep 21 17:15:08 UTC 1999

Quoting Russ Allbery (rra at
> Yeah, I agree that the current method isn't the best idea.  My worry about
> using pathhost is that some people use all sorts of odd things for their
> path host and we could end up with message IDs that aren't fully
> qualified, which would be bad.
> Maybe tack domain onto the end of pathhost for message ID generation if it
> doesn't contain a .?  Would that work?

Why not just leave it the way it is unless people specify something in
inn.conf?  Either use the existing pathost or whatever, or add a new variable.

Paul Tomblin, not speaking for anybody.
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