Opened 15 years ago

#49 new defect

rnews should defer articles if INN is throttled

Reported by: eagle Owned by: eagle
Priority: medium Milestone:
Component: utilities Version:
Severity: normal Keywords:


If innd is throttled, rnews currently fails the articles and moves them into the bad directory with an error like:

Apr  7 22:32:29 genba rnews: unknown_reply after article 400 loadav [innwatch:load] 1977 gt 1500

rnews really should just defer the articles if INN is throttled, but right now it doesn't have a great way to do that. I wonder if rnews should try to query the local control socket to get INN's status before trying to post messages, at least in -U mode.

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