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RE: [leafnode-list] Fetchnews Problem
- fetchnews -f reset the low and high water mark to 1
That was the one that must have bit me. Thanks again for the patch.
Jeff Grossman (jeff@xxxxxxxxxxx)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joerg Dietrich [mailto:joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2000 7:46 PM
> To: leafnode-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [leafnode-list] Fetchnews Problem
> On Sun, Mar 26, 2000 at 05:59:12PM -0800, Jeff Grossman wrote:
> > What is the bug? Lets make sure Cornelius knows about it, so
> he can get it
> > in 1.9.12.
> Rest assured, he knows about it. It's probably the main reason
> for 1.9.12.
> The problems were the following:
> - fetchnews -f entered every group as new in the groupinfo file
> - fetchnews -f reset the low and high water mark to 1
> - nntpd didn't honor the optional GMT in the NEWGROUPS command.
> It still doesn't recognize 'gmt' or mixed case. It would be
> handy to have something like a
> strcasestr( const char * haystack, const char * needle ), but
> it obviously doesn't exist. I know, it's easy to write, but
> this patch was intended to be a quick fix for a user having
> problems with slrn. Anyway, all clients I know send only upper
> case commands, so it's probably not a real problem, though a
> violation of the RFCs.
> Fortune cookie of the day:
> In America, it's not how much an item costs, it's how much you save.
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