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Re: [leafnode-list] problems with fetching...

Russell J. Romano wrote:

> I download new news each night... but I often don't have a chance to sit down
> and read anything for quite some time.  I tried to set my expire time to 1
> day and manually run texpire when I caught up.  Unfortunately... I think
> fetchnews sees the short expire time and avoids downloading new messages.

The problem is that fetchnews will unsubscribe you from groups which 
you have not read for a long time unless you set the timeout_long and
timeout_short variables to large values or call fetchnews with the -n

fetchnews does not evaluate the expire variable.


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