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Re: [leafnode-list] Failed posting - is this right?

"John Carlyle- Clarke" <john.cc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I tested this, and it is repeatable.  Perhaps I am covering old ground
> here?  It is nothing to with the queuecheck script.  If I send a post to
> alt.test during a fetchnews run, after the server which carries alt.test
> has been processed, then the posting will fail.


> Generally, users do not know when fetchnews is running, not currently do
> they get any notification of a failed posting, which may be an admin
> issue - I'm sure a script could be cooked up to mail the user.

As a test to check where the problem lies,
does this patch make your problem go away?

Index: fetchnews.c
RCS file: /var/CVS/leafnode-2/fetchnews.c,v
retrieving revision 1.150
diff -u -r1.150 fetchnews.c
--- fetchnews.c	13 May 2004 11:16:38 -0000	1.150
+++ fetchnews.c	30 Jun 2004 22:57:47 -0000
@@ -2122,6 +2122,7 @@
+#ifdef DEAD_CODE
     /* Check for unsent postings, provided we were able to talk to all
      * servers successfully. Do not touch articles that have been posted
      * before. */
@@ -2148,6 +2149,7 @@
     signal(SIGINT, SIG_IGN);
     signal(SIGTERM, SIG_IGN);	/* FIXME */

Matthias Andree

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