malformed overview! batches
tco2 at cornell.edu
Tue Jan 23 18:12:07 UTC 2001
I have no data my self, ... and perhaps I'm misinterpretting
what was written in the message that started this thread,
but in that message Jaye Mathisen <mrcpu at internetcds.com>
gave an example that had a line of data with what looked like
a missing front end .....
At 17:08 -0800 2001/01/16, Jaye Mathisen wrote:
> however, the first line of the batch file is always corrupted. it's missing about the
>first half of the data:
> 778 7000 Xref: newsfeed-inn2.meganews.com alt.binaries.sounds.mp3:3428903 alt.binaries.sounds.mp3.1960s:372233 alt.binaries.s
>Is the first line of the batch file that was created.
The third line appears to be missing it's front end ...
So shouldn't we worry?
At 16:18 -0800 2001/01/22, Russ Allbery wrote:
>Todd Olson <tco2 at cornell.edu> writes:
> > At 00:26 -0800 2001/01/22, Russ Allbery wrote:
> >> We should already be able to identify truncated entries anyway since
> >> they're missing the trailing newline. We should throw any such line
> >> away if we don't already.
> > yes ... if it is the end of the line that is truncated ...
> > but what if it is the head of the line that is truncated?
>I'm not sure how that could happen, provided that INN saves one line and
>resends the whole line if the buffer fills.
>Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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