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Re: [leafnode-list] fetchnews hangs

Mathias Waack <mathias@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I'm using a "standalone" Mail/News/.../-Server at home. It checks 
> for news 2 times a day. Sometimes the connection get interrupted 
> before fetchnews finishes its job. In this cases fetchnews 
> hangs forever, I must kill it. This is a very unsatisfying situation 
> on an autonomous server. Would it be possible to give fetchnews 
> a timeout? Or to kill it without losing the already downloaded postings? 

What version is it? If it's older that 1.9.18: update.

Where does it hang? Attach gdb to the hanging fetchnews and send in the
stack backtrace.

Matthias Andree

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