Proposed death of verifycancels

Power Hungry Fluffazoid of Perversion supersede at india.com
Wed Jun 14 03:13:21 UTC 2000


In nnfolder+Mail:inn-workers, Olaf Titz <olaf at bigred.inka.de> wrote:

> The "new cancel command" (if you mean MODE CANCEL) uses the code from
> "ctlinnd cancel". There is no point to verify that because the issuer
> of the cancel is known to be the local administrator. Of course, if it
> is used by means of other protocols (like NoCeM) those protocols
> already have more powerful verification built in.

Rihgt; the thought there is that if one wants to bother with 1036
checks, the cost of getting the old headers from spool is still high
enough that it would be beneficial to get that part out of the innd
loop and farmed out to a channel.




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