inews failed: ...

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Apr 2 20:57:28 UTC 2002

Bill Tangren <bjt at> writes:

> I did not see this question answered in the faq or the man pages.

> I am running innd-2.3.2-5. Occasionally, someone posts a message that 
> generates the following error:

> inews failed: Can't send article to the server: 	441 Line 33 too long (Article not posted.)

> When looking at the post, I see the the body of the email has no CR/LF's
> - it is one long run-on line. Does anyone know what settings I could
> adjust to keep the server from failing in these cases?

There aren't any currently.  nnrpd doesn't handle article bodies
containing long lines.  This is a definite bug in nnrpd, but unfortunately
fixing it is not easy.

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