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Forcing leafnode to always retrieve only a few groups.

I'm using leafnode-1.9.2 on more than one host.

On one of these hosts, I want to restrict leafnode to only retrieve
news from a small subset of groups supported by my upstream servers.
I can think of a couple ways to do this, but I'd like to find out
the recommended method for this.

Here are the ways I have been able to think of ...

1. Always invoke `fetch' from within a wrapper script which first
   deletes everthing from the `interesting.groups' directory, and
   then creates zero-length files in that directory only for the
   subset of groups that I'm interested in.  Only after this is done
   would this wrapper script then run `fetch' itself.

2. Set `timeout_active' in my `config' file to a huge value so
   that my `groupinfo' file won't get automatically generated
   in my lifetime.  Then, run `fetch -f' once.  After that, edit
   the `groupinfo' file to only contain entries for the small subset
   of groups that I'm interested in.

Which of these, if any, are the recommended methods for doing what I
want to do?  Or perhaps there is another way to accomplish this?

Thanks in advance.

 Lloyd Zusman

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