bug report : nntp connect failure does not specify host nameZ
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at python.org
Sat Jan 18 15:02:07 EST 2003
>>>>> "dhesi" == dhesi <dhesi at rahul.net> writes:
dhesi> I am using Mailman 2.0.13 as included RedHat Linux 7.2.
dhesi> When mailman is unable to make an nntp connection to a News
dhesi> host, it returns an error of the form shown below. In this
dhesi> error message it does not specify to which host it was
dhesi> trying to connect. This seems like a minor thing. But in
dhesi> fact, due to this omission, I spent a lot of time debugging
dhesi> a connection failure problem. I did not realize that due
dhesi> to a DNS and /etc/hosts inconsistency, mailman was trying
dhesi> to connect to the wrong host.
Try 2.1; the error message now includes this information.
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