INN 2.5.0rc2 available

The Doctor doctor at doctor.nl2k.ab.ca
Mon Apr 27 23:28:55 UTC 2009


On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 08:33:24PM +0200, Julien ÉLIE wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The second release candidate for INN 2.5.0 has just been released:
>
>    ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/inn/testing/inn-2.5.0rc2.tar.gz
>
> Please test it and report any problem you find.  It will probably
> be the last release candidate before INN 2.5.0.
>
> It would be great if the new checkgroups handling system could be
> tested!  It is important and we do not want to blow up active files
> (with an unwanted removal of newsgroups...) so it would be better
> if other people than me tested it.  Thanks!
>
>
> Changes:
>
> ** Full changes since INN 2.4.6:
>
>      http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/inn/docs/news.html
>
> In case you update from INN 2.4.x, you should look at the above link.
>
>
> Since INN 2.5.0rc1, we added:
>
>    * Checkgroups control messages are now differently handled by
>      controlchan: all matching lines in control.ctl will be used for a
>      given checkgroups and a doit action will really be executed (adding,
>      removing and changing the status of newsgroups).  You should make sure
>      that your local configuration does not rely on the previous behaviour
>      of only mailing changes, without actually performing them.
>
>    * The overview.fmt file is no longer used by INN.  Two new parameters
>      have been added to inn.conf:  *extraoverviewadvertised* and
>      *extraoverviewhidden*.  Although innupgrade takes care of the change
>      during "make update", you should make sure that your overview database
>      is consistent with all the fields declared in overview.fmt because
>      they will all be advertised, and "Xref:full" forced as the eighth
>      overview field.  See the inn.conf(5) man page for more information
>      about these parameters.
>
>    * New control.ctl.local sample file.
>
>    * A few bug fixes.
>
>
> Have a nice day,
>

Will this be available in the new CURRENT branch?

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> Julien ÉLIE
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