msgidhost-Variable in inn.conf

Andreas Metzler ametzler at logic.univie.ac.at
Sat Jul 29 12:12:11 UTC 2000


<Bad english>
Hello!
How are the chances that
http://www.qad.org/projects/diff_msgidhost-inn2.2.patch gets included
into the official inn-source? Its purpose is this:

| Even Leafsites need their own FQDN to generate their Message-IDs
| from. Stripping your MID before posting your articles is a bad idea
| as it may yield in dupes and worse.  Unfortunately your generic
| out-of-the-box INN generates his Message-ID by calling getFQDN()
| which - in turn - returns something strange like
| localhost.localdomain on most leafsites.  After applying this patch,
| adding a line
| 
| 	     msgidhost:      /yourFQDNhere/
| 
| to your inn.conf solves this problem by adding your FQDN as the
| host-part instead.

There was a disscussion on this mailinglist about it (Thread:
http://www.isc.org/ml-archives/inn-workers/1999/09/msg00183.html).

The patch works with 2.2.3 but not with inn-CURRENT-20000728.
     cu andreas



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