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Re: newsq in 1.9.2



On  4 Mar, Cornelius Krasel wrote:
> morph@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I'm getting the following when running newsq -
>> 
>> morhp:/usr/lib/leafnode # newsq
>> realloc(373292956) failed: reading line
> 
> This error message is produced by getaline().
> 
> It is very strange that you have such a large line. I would assume that
> either your config file is corrupted or your out.going directory contains
> a severely corrupted file.

Cornelius.

Spot on, thanks very much :-)  Here's what I found - 

morhp:/var/spool/news/out.going # ls -l
total 3772
-r--r--r--   1 news     news         1900 Mar  4 21:05 5388-920581553-1
-rw-------   1 news     news      3846144 Feb 19 18:01 core
morhp:/var/spool/news/out.going # rm core
morhp:/var/spool/news/out.going # newsq
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