Cancel doesn't work

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Oct 14 01:45:41 UTC 2000

Kai Haberzettl <xemacs at> writes:

> I'm using INN 2.2.2 as a local newsserver. My login is different than my
> email-address. inews apparently doesn't like this when I try to cancel
> an article.

> This is what I get:

>   Article was posted by "kai at" and you are "khaberz at".
>   (Article not posted.)

> I have set 

>   verifycancels:          false

> in my inn.conf.

verifycancels only governs the behavior of innd.  inews is a separate
beast.  The version of inews that comes with INN really isn't very ideal
for use by general users; I intend to fix it at some point, but in the
meantime I recommend getting the mini-inews available at:


and using it instead.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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