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Bug 8174

Summary: INN ver 2.2.1 Y2K Bug
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Larry M. Smith <chains>
Component: innAssignee: Cristian Gafton <gafton>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 6.1   
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
URL: www.isc.org/products/INN
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Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-05 16:44:30 UTC Type: ---
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Description Larry M. Smith 2000-01-04 22:24:52 UTC
isc.org released INN 2.2.2

per isc.org
--- 8< --- 8< --- (snip)
This is a bug-fix release that corrects a y2k bug in 2.2.1 that will  show
up in the NEWNEWS and NEWGROUPS commands after 2000-01-01 00:00:00 when
the date specified to the command is before 2000-01-01 00:00:00
--- 8< --- 8< --- (snip)

Netscape responds with... (I still need to verify Netscape version)

"Error! News server responded: Usage: NEWGROUPS yymmdd hhmmss ["GMT"]
[<distributions>]"


[root@news radius]# telnet localhost nntp
Trying 127.0.0.1...
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
200 localhost InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.2.1 25-Aug-1999 ready (posting
ok).
mode reader
200 localhost InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.2.1 25-Aug-1999 ready (posting
ok).
newgroups 991231 000000
501 Usage: NEWGROUPS yymmdd hhmmss ["GMT"] [<distributions>]
newgroups 000103 000000
231 New newsgroups follow.
alt.binaries.warez.win2000 0 1 y
alt.binaries.multimedia.vintage-film 50 1 y
alt.binaries.multimedia.vintage-film.d 0 1 y
alt.fan.zagadka 0 1 y
.
newgroups 19991231 000000
231 New newsgroups follow.
alt.tony-sutton 0 1 y
alt.binaries.jacklyn-lick 12 1 y
alt.france.humanities.ancient-greek 0 1 y
alt.binaries.sounds.mp3.2000s 7 1 y
alt.webcam.alan 0 1 y
alt.fan.unknownj 0 1 y
alt.binaries.warez.win2000 0 1 y
alt.binaries.multimedia.vintage-film 50 1 y
alt.binaries.multimedia.vintage-film.d 0 1 y
alt.fan.zagadka 0 1 y
.
quit
205 .
Connection closed by foreign host.
[root@news radius]#

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-01-05 16:44:59 UTC
inn-2.2.2 is in Raw Hide.