innxmit (was Re: Whole buncha d-u-m-b questions)

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Jul 17 22:09:06 UTC 2000

Forrest J Cavalier <mibsoft at> writes:

>> I'd like to see innxmit support it.  In the TODO file:
>> * innxmit currently can only handle storage API tokens; it should also be
>>   able to handle files and get the message ID from them so that you can
>>   use it to feed articles you got from some arbitrary source, not
>>   necessarily INN.  Ideally, it should also take message ID hashes (and
>>   use the history file to get the storage API token so that it can open
>>   the article and get the real message ID).

> Isn't getting Message ID from file, and feeding one article per file
> what innxmit used to do?  And in 2.0, didn't it work both ways?

Yup.  We lost various bits of functionality in the process of switching
completely over to storage API; this was one of them.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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