[tin-bugs] Tin Problem
urs at tin.org
Tue Feb 26 22:32:34 CET 2019
On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 01:03:00PM -0800, root wrote:
> Our news provider (newsguy.com) does not support the NNTP
> COMPATABILITY command which is an optional part of the NNTP
RFC 3977 5.2.1 "This command is mandatory."
(RFC 3977 obsoletes RFC 977 and is dated from 10.2006!)
> Tin, rather than handling this gracefully drops the
please run tin in debug mode (must be compiled with -DDEBUG defined)
-D 1 -v and post the the related lines from the genrated file (usualy
/tmp/NNTP). tin treats unknown responses to CAPABILITIES not as an error:
<<< [21:29:09.228810] 200 news1.newsguy.com ready (posting ok).
>>> [21:29:09.229052] CAPABILITIES
<<< [21:29:09.371550] 500 What?
>>> [21:29:09.371656] MODE READER
<<< [21:29:09.507275] 200 NNRP server ready (posting ok).
>>> [21:29:09.507672] XOVER
<<< [21:29:09.646308] 480 Authentication required for command
as I don't have a newsguy.com I stopped here ...
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