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Re: [leafnode-list] 1.9.5?

Bud Rogers <budr@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Would it be possible to separate posting to the upstream server from
> fetchnews?
> I run fetchnews from cron in the wee hours.  Then I read my newsgroups when
> I have time during the day.  If I read an interesting article and want to
> follow up, I have a dilemma.  I hate to wait until the following night for
> my followup to be posted but I also hate to tie up bandwidth to fetch new
> articles a second time.  It would be very nice to be able to just post my
> followup without fetching new articles.

It's already there (did not check versions other than
1.9.4-ma1). fetchnews -P is what you want. Check the man page:

|      -P     Only  post  articles  that  have accumulated in the
|             out.going directory but do not fetch articles  from
|             upstream servers.
|                          24 Jun 1999                          1

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