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Re: [leafnode-list] rnews: bug or misunderstanding?
Raymond Scholz <rscholz@xxxxxx> writes:
> # cat /tmp/newsarticle.txt | rnews
> storearticle cannot open (null) for writing: Bad address
> Further debugging shows me, that in artutil.c:fgetheader(), the rewind
> function has no effect for the latter invokation of rnews.
You cannot seek pipes.
> fgetheader is called twice in rnews.c:fprocessfile(). Thus searching
> Message-ID header starts at the article body and fails. The man page
> tells me, that rnews is supposed to read from stdin.
That's a bug in rnews. rnews should be able to read from pipes, and
possibly should not rely on gzip, but use zlib instead (or pipe through
Thanks for the detailed report.
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