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Re: [leafnode-list] Is fetchnews a deamon?

On Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 09:29:13PM -0400, Nicholas Pappas wrote:

> 	I found a few fetchnews "wrappers" on the archive, but never did
> find the direct answer to this question... Is fetchnews a deamon, or does
> it need to be run manually?

It needs to be run manually.

> 	If it needs to be run manually, is it sutable to place in a cron?

Yes.  This and in the ppp-up scripts are the standard places to run it.

> 	If it is a deamon, does it start automatically when leafnode is
> loaded in inet.d or should it be started in one of the init files (any
> suggestions as to which one)?

Like I said, it's not a daemon and in any case neither is Leafnode -
it's not started from the init.d scripts but is instead run from inetd.
Please see the INSTALL file in the distribution for details on how to
set this up.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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