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Re: [leafnode-list] "Getting all newsgroups..." takes 2 hours+

Put a "Press enter to continue" as the last line of the output?

Will hide the problem, actually; but do no damage.

On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Cornelius Krasel wrote:

> Jeff Robinson wrote:
> > 2 when i run fetch -vvv it hangs when it compleat's it's task and you have
> > to hit enter to end the task
> You have not read the README file (the TROUBLESHOOTING section). It says:
> Problem: fetch hangs after writing something like "wrote
>          /var/spool/news/de/comp/os/linux/misc/.overview"
> Solution: This is not a problem at all, but fetch's normal behaviour.
>           After getting all articles and storing them on your disk,
>           fetch finishes after starting a sub-process which does some
>           local cleanup in the background. This process is not controlled
>           by the shell anymore but still writes to the terminal. The shell
>           does not realize when this process ends and therefore cannot
>           produce a prompt.

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