new controlchan, candidate release

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Mar 8 11:28:17 UTC 2001

Marco d'Itri <md at Linux.IT> writes:


> - in place hooks for pgpverify, docheckgroups and
>   newgroup::checkgroupname(), just drop a file in $inn::controlprogs
> - groups descriptions are always updated on newgroups
> - articles are read only once (two times when using the external
>   pgpverify) and kept in core
> - removed a lot of cruft from many places. Size reduced from 34 to 27 KB.
> - most errors are fatal, added many new sanity checks
> - improved logging infrastructure
> - improved headers parser
> - always logs to stderr when run by a human
> - greatly reduced use of temporary files
> - mailed control messages do not have leading blanks.
>   ~ are still properly escaped.

Sorry I haven't had a chance to look at this yet; right now, my schedule
is such that all of my time to work on INN is on the weekends and I don't
get much free time during the week.  I'll try to get to this ASAP.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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