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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode-2 doesn't give out default-article to mew newsreader



On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 03:21:03PM +0100, clemens fischer wrote:
> here's the log of the NNTP dialogue, where a fresh installation of
> mew-3.2 ordered an article of a yet non-existing article (slightly
> edited for readability).  i'd like to know why mew failed to display
> this default article:
> 
> Mar  2 14:18:04 <news.debug> leafnode[1719]: <ARTICLE
>   <leafnode:placeholder:gmane.discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Mar  2 14:18:04 <news.debug> leafnode[1719]: >430 No such article:
>   <leafnode:placeholder:gmane.discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Mew tried to retireve the article by Message-ID. This is
relatively unusual for newsreaders, most try to retrieve articles
by article number. In principle both should work equally well,
but the check whether a pseudo-article is requested is only made
when an article is requested by article number. This is a bug in
fopenart() in nntpd.c

Regards,
        Jo:rg

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