Wilson, Sue LCC
Sue.Wilson at lcc01.usace.army.mil
Mon Apr 19 20:49:27 UTC 2004
this is formated as plain text, hope Outlook behaves
the names of my news groups on the old system which=20
inn-2.1 are in the format
error at line 104 for example for any names with an underscore in it.
Are underscores illegal characters at in the 2.4 versions
At last rebuild ... I could connect=20
I could see the news groups in the subscribe list but when I selected =
did not get a number of how many articles it found, and when I clicked =
bring in the list not articles (I guess Headers) appeared to select one =
503 808 4965
From: Jeffrey M. Vinocur [mailto:jeff at puck.litech.org] On Behalf Of =
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 7:00 PM
To: Wilson, Sue LCC
Cc: inn-workers at isc.org
Subject: RE: 2.4.1 install
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Wilson, Sue LCC wrote:
> I got everything from our old server that was under=20
> all the news from our local groups.
> I edited these directories to=3D20
> 1) eliminate ones with no news in them and=3D20
> 2) to change some of the names from the format ... usace.xxxx_zzzz to =
> usace.xxxx-zzzz=3D20 I also changed the active, expire.ctl to match
That's not going to be enough, because the newsgroup names are stored in =
There's a bit of Perl in the INN 2.x FAQ for renaming newsgroups, you =
> As the news user I ran=3D20
> makehistory -b -f history.n -O -l 30000 -I=3D20
On a side note, I don't suppose you can configure your mail client not =
use Quoted Printable? It comes through pretty oddly, and I was about=20
to ask you why you were using an argument to the -I flag.
> I tried reading the news=3D20
> NADA ....=3D20
What does "nada" mean exactly? You can't connect? You can connect, but =
see no groups? Or the groups have no headers? Or you can see the =
but not the articles themselves?
Suggest you read http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/bugs.html=20
when you have a moment.
> expire.ctl did not like the format from the old server that I =3D
> the xxxx_zzz format
The above does not make sense to me.
Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at litech.org
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