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Re: Bug#139487: Gnus: nntp backend doesn't reauthenticate after a droppe


From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: Bug#139487: Gnus: nntp backend doesn't reauthenticate after a dropped connection
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2002 00:25:43 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2 (i386-debian-linux-gnu)

This was reported recently, but I don't have a server I can use to
verify the bug.

Thanks

Andrew Stribblehill <address@hidden> writes:

> Package: emacs21
> Version: 21.1-7
> Severity: normal
>
> When I connect to an NNTP server which requires AUTHINFO stuff, all
> works fine. Gnus asks me for my username and password then connects
> perfectly.
>
> If I leave it idle for longer than the server's timeout period, the
> connection drops.
>
> Subsequently, a re-connect (e.g. with 'g' in the Groups buffer) fails
> to authenticate, despite the server repeatedly sending the 'Require
> AUTHINFO' status message (240?).
>
> I'll happily provide further information if required.
>
> -- System Information
> Debian Release: 3.0
> Architecture: i386
> Kernel: Linux womble 2.4.16 #1 Wed Dec 19 11:48:46 GMT 2001 i686
> Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C
>
> Versions of packages emacs21 depends on:
> ii  dpkg                     1.9.19          Package maintenance system for 
> Deb
> ii  emacsen-common           1.4.15          Common facilities for all 
> emacsen.
> ii  libc6                    2.2.5-3         GNU C Library: Shared libraries 
> an
> ii  libjpeg62                6b-5            The Independent JPEG Group's 
> JPEG 
> ii  liblockfile1             1.03            NFS-safe locking library, 
> includes
> ii  libncurses5              5.2.20020112a-5 Shared libraries for terminal 
> hand
> ii  libpng2                  1.0.12-3        PNG library - runtime
> ii  libtiff3g                3.5.5-6         Tag Image File Format library
> ii  xaw3dg                   1.5-12          Xaw3d widget set
> ii  xlibs                    4.1.0-14        X Window System client libraries
> ii  zlib1g                   1:1.1.4-1       compression library - runtime
>
> -- 
> Andrew Stribblehill <address@hidden>
> Systems programmer, IT Service, University of Durham, England
>
>

-- 
Rob Browning
rlb @defaultvalue.org, @linuxdevel.com, and @debian.org
Previously @cs.utexas.edu
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