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From: Eric Wong <>
Cc: Dave Taht <>
Subject: [PATCH] nntp: add Path: header for leafnode
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 06:54:13 +0000
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Apparently leafnode just needs any junk in the Path: header.
Lets not waste bandwidth and just use a single byte to keep
leafnode happy.

Cc: Dave Taht <>
 lib/PublicInbox/ | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/ b/lib/PublicInbox/
index 85778c4..5615cd7 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/
@@ -435,6 +435,10 @@ sub xref ($$$$) {
 sub set_nntp_headers ($$$$$) {
 	my ($self, $hdr, $ng, $n, $mid) = @_;
+	# why? leafnode requires a Path: header for some inexplicable
+	# reason.  We'll fake the shortest one possible.
+	$hdr->header_set('Path', 'y');
 	# clobber some
 	my $xref = xref($self, $ng, $n, $mid);
 	$hdr->header_set('Xref', $xref);

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2019-06-13  6:54 Eric Wong [this message]
2019-06-13 17:53 ` Dave Taht

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