INN 2.3.1 prerelease -- get it while it's hot

The Doctor doctor at doctor.nl2k.ab.ca
Tue Jan 9 16:20:40 UTC 2001


On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 01:06:17AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> 
> A pre-release of INN 2.3.1 is available at:
> 
>     <ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/inn/testing/inn-2.3.1.tar.gz>
> 
> Let me know if there are any showstopper bugs; in the absence of same,
> this will be released and announced shortly.  The draft announcement
> follows.
>

So far, I believe the below should be a go.
 
> 
> The Internet Software Consortium is pleased to announce that a new bug-fix
> release of INN is available at:
> 
>     ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/inn/inn-2.3.1.tar.gz
> 
> The MD5 checksum of this release is:
> 
>     f80c984577c48f1d245e37da0fefe22b
> 
> A PGP signature will soon be available in the same directory.  There is a
> patch from 2.2.2 to 2.2.3 available there as well.
> 
> This is a bug-fix release over 2.3.0.  Upgrading an existing INN 2.3.0
> installation is as simple as building INN 2.3.1, running make update, and
> restarting innd and related programs.
> 
> Changes from 2.2.2 are:
> 
>   * inews no longer downloads the active file, no longer tries to send
>     postings to moderated groups to the moderator directly, and in general
>     duplicates less of the functionality of nnrpd, instead letting nnrpd
>     handle it.  This fixes the problem of inews not working properly for
>     users other than news without being setgid.
> 
>   * Added a man page for ckpasswd.
> 
>   * A serious bug in the embedded Perl authentication hooks was fixed,
>     thanks to Jan Rychter.
> 
>   * The annoying compilation problem with embedded Perl filtering on Linux
>     systems without libgdbm installed should be fixed.
> 
>   * INN now complaints loudly at configure time if the configured path for
>     temporary files is world-writeable, since this configuration can be a
>     security hole.
> 
>   * Many other varied bug fixes and documentation fixes of all sorts.
> 
> Please submit all bug reports to inn-bugs at isc.org.  Please send all
> patches to inn-patches at isc.org.
> 
>                                         Russ Allbery
>                                         Katsuhiro Kondou
>                                         inn at isc.org
> 
> -- 
> Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
> 
> 




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