request for invalid overview field

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Aug 21 17:44:47 UTC 2003

Tommy van Leeuwen <tommy at> writes:

> Does anyone know what this means?

> nnrpd[2142]: request for invalid overview field 3

> Field is mostly 3 but we've also seen 5 and 7 (and possibly a lot of
> others). We're running 2.4 stable from 08-20. We really get a lot of
> this messages. This happened after an upgrade from 2.3.5 to 2.4.0 but
> i've also seen it on clean 2.4 installs.

You have corrupted overview data that doesn't contain all of the expected
fields.  I'm not sure how that could have happened, though.  You haven't
changed overview.fmt, right?

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