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Re: [leafnode-list] Groupinfo file damaged ... ???
On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 06:54:36AM +0000, Timo Geusch wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 03:39:46AM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
> > "Jeff Grossman" <jeff@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > I noticed the same thing about a week ago and have meaning to
> > > send a message to the list about it. I get that same line in
> > > my log file. But, my line looks like the original poster, not
> > > like the one you mentioned Matthias. I am also running
> > > 20041113a. Here is a copy of the line:
> > >
> > > Dec 10 06:00:03 apple fetchnews: Groupinfo file
> > > damaged, ignoring line: 6
> > > 3
> > >
> > > The line number keeps changing on me. I did a locate command,
> > > and only have one of each of those programs on my computer.
> > Gee. That line changed after 20041113a in my source repository. Please
> > apologize the confusion. I take that question back.
> > I wonder if there's bogus data from upstreams or if there's some issue
> > with the mmap() stuff.
> FWIW I don't think it's bogus data from upstream. I've been seeing
> these messages for the last couple of days since upgrading to
> 20041113a and checked the lines in groupinfo that were reported as
I agree about it not being bogus upstream data. I'm using leafnode
for a local-groups-only setup; i.e., no upstream data at all.
And besides, a few of us are getting this same error message with
the 20041113a version.
Also, I had accidentally sent a previous post to the wrong address,
so I'll repeat the gist of that message here:
In my earlier message, I spoke too soon: I now realize that the
message in syslog was was _not_, after all, coming from an older
In lines 531-532 of leafnode-2.0.0.alpha20041113a/activutil.c, I see
"Groupinfo file damaged, ignoring line: %s", p);
In other words, it's the old version of the message, not the new one
that you (Matthias) described. I guess this is consistent with what
you said above about the line having changed in your source
repository _after_ the 20041113a release.
> This was on a FreeBSD 4.10-stable system, btw.
... and my system is FreeBSD 4.0.
God bless you.
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