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Re: [leafnode-list] Automatic posting [slightly OT]

Jan Knutar wrote:

> Is it possible to just 'drop' some files into
> /var/spool/news/out.going, and assume that fetchnews will post it?

Yes. However, I usually use the "rpost" program that comes with suck.
It takes a posting from stdin and feeds it to the nntp daemon. The
advantage is that you only have to generate the headers that are
unique to the posting and leafnode will take care of the rest.

That is,

rpost ip.of.your.machine < file

will do it if "file" looks like this:

Subject: test
From: you
Newsgroups: news.groups.name

[body of message]

because Leafnode will generate all the other headers by itself.


/* Cornelius Krasel, U Wuerzburg, Dept. of Pharmacology, Versbacher Str. 9 */
/* D-97078 Wuerzburg, Germany   email: phak004@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  SP4 */
/* "Science is the game we play with God to find out what His rules are."  */

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