inn2.3 - no reader access from unknown host

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jul 4 23:23:29 UTC 2000

Erik Mouritzen <unilerik at> writes:

> For your information, I have a linux/redhat testbox running the same INN
> vers. (inn-BETA-20000703, cnfs/tradindexed) - and I see the same result
> connecting from a client not registered in DNS.  It's also returning
> "Unknown host" and Outlook_Express or Tin is terminated with an error
> message.

> "grep herror config.cache" on my linux box gives:
> ac_cv_func_herror=${ac_cv_func_herror='yes'}

I was noticing this at the time this change went in.  herror, being the
analog to perror, sends the message to stderr, and for nnrpd that's
usually connected to the network.  I think maybe hstrerror would work

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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