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[leafnode-list] Re: These names are illegal?



2013/7/4 Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@xxxxxx>:
> Am 29.06.2013 18:00, schrieb Cecil Westerhof:
>> When fetching news I get 152 lines like the following:
>>     Warning: skipping group ".", invalid name (NULL component).
>>     Warning: skipping group "...", invalid name (NULL component).
>>     Warning: skipping group ".alt.california", invalid name (NULL component).
>>     Warning: skipping group ".alt.consciousness.4th-way", invalid name
>> (NULL component).
>>     Warning: skipping group ".alt.fan.karl-malden.nose", invalid name
>> (NULL component).
>>     Warning: skipping group ".alt.politics.liberalism", invalid name
>> (NULL component).
>>     Warning: skipping group ".alt.usenet.kooks", invalid name (NULL component).
>>
>> I already added 'nodesc = 1' in my config. Before it was even worse.
>>
>> When looking to the names that give an error I see that they start or
>> end with a dot, or that there are two dots after eachother in the
>> name. This is not allowed?
>>
>
> No, see Whiskers's post.
>
> Please retry fetchnews with -f added to your regular options, and if the
> problems persist, contact the operator of the offending server to have
> them correct the server's active file and fixing their newsgroup
> management setup.

Does not make a difference. I'll contact the operator. I am afraid
they do not have a good implementation. For example: I need to use the
IP-address instead of the name of the server.

-- 
Cecil Westerhof
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