inews/rnews trouble

B Hansson bernt at bah.homeip.net
Tue May 25 13:13:05 UTC 2004


Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:
> On Mon, 24 May 2004, B Hansson wrote:
> 
> 
>>rnews: /usr/local/news/etc/inn.conf:20: parse error: saw string, 
>>expecting semicolon or newline
>>
>>That is for INN 2.4.1 when copied over the one for 2.3.5
> 
> 
> Sounds like your inn.conf has a problem.  Can you give us lines 18-22 or 
> so?
> 
> If you didn't install with `make update`, you'll want to use the 
> innupgrade script to update your inn.conf.
> 
> 
> 
>>When I use the original 2.3.5 rnews I get this:
>>
>>rnews: cant read after 0 Bad file descriptor
> 
> 
> Not sure what this is, but let's just get your current version working.
> 
> 

Ok. Here is lines 18-22 from inn.conf

# defaults generated by configure may be reasonable.

mta:                    /usr/sbin/sendmail -oi -oem %s
organization:           UseNET




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