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Re: [leafnode-list] groupinfo not updated

Leopold Toetsch wrote:

> I had changed
>     fetchnews --vv >> log
> to
>     unbuffer fetchnews --vv >> log

What does "unbuffer" do?

> It seems that the fork at the end of fetchnews.c doesn't work / isn't
> reached any more.
> 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)).


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