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Re: [leafnode-list] groupinfo not updated


> >     unbuffer fetchnews --vv >> log
> What does "unbuffer" do?

unbuffers stdout, so that log file is written immediately (a tip, I read

#!/usr/bin/expect --
eval spawn -noecho $argv
set timeout -1

> > BTW: what is this fork good for?
> It enables you to close your online connection although fetchnews is
> not yet finished with its local work (but finished with retrieving
> articles from the upstream server(s)).

I'm starting fetchnews in the background (from ip-up), so that shouldn't
be necessary, _if_ the socket is closed.

> --Cornelius.


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