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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode-2.0
Phil Hunt wrote:
> What's rnews? Is it a UUCP-only system?
rnews is a program which sorts articles into the spool. It is absolutely
necessary for use with UUCP because you retrieve the articles not via
fetchnews, but in so-called "batches" which are concatenated articles
with some special headers inbetween. However, rnews can in principle
also be used to sort articles into the spool which have been retrieved
with suck, newsx or any other client.
The preliminary man page for rnews is:
rnews - sort batch files into spool
rnews [-v|D] [file|directory]
Leafnode is a USENET package intended for small sites,
where there are few users and little disk space, but where
a large number of groups is desired.
Rnews is the program that sorts files into your newsspool.
Rnews can currently sort compressed and uncompressed news
batches as well as news articles. Rnews expects the news
batch either in a file, directory or on stdin. If provided
with the name of a directory, it will open the directory
and sort all files inside this directory into the news
spool. Rnews will not recursively descend through directo
Rnews sets its real and effective uid to "news".
-v Be verbose. A maximum of four -v can be used.
-D Switch on debugging.
file Sort this file into the newsspool. The file can
also be a rnews batch, optionally compressed.
Sort the contents of this directory into the
Rnews makes some use of the /tmp directory.
Written by Cornelius Krasel <krasel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
wuerzburg.de>. Copyright 1999.
Leafnode was originally written by Arnt Gulbrandsen <agul
bra@xxxxxxxx> and is copyright 1995-96 Troll Tech AS,
Postboks 6133 Etterstad, 0602 Oslo, Norway, fax +47
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