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Re: [leafnode-list] more than one newsserver upstream (?)

On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 12:12:24PM +0200, Andreas Delleske wrote:

> But: What happens to the group list? Can leafnode manage (merge) the groups

Leafnode will merge the group lists quite happily.

> correctly? If there is a group offered in both servers, which version will
> be received?

You'll get both versions mixed together.  When downloading articles from
the server the program will compare the list of articles it has with the
list the server has and download anything that it hasn't got already.

> What happens to postings?

The articles will be posted to any upstream servers that carry any of
the groups being posted to.

> Local groups (only for the server runnig leafnode) will be supported in
> version 2.0 - Are there workarounds :) to install a local group in version
> 1.9.3?

1.9.3 is old and buggy - the latest version is 1.9.16.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
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