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Re: [leafnode-list] fetchnews not getting all messages

On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 12:39:37PM -0500, hicks, verdell wrote:
> out the old man page and found the -x option.  I gave it a large number
> (fetchnews -x 2000), it indeed did download more messages but not 2000.
> Some further information is...  maxfetch is not and has never been set.  I
> am not concerned with space or time so all limitations have not been set.
> If I connect to my ISP news server in my client and poll the newsgroup it
> has well over 6000 messages in it.  I can pull down in my client the headers

You might have been hit by the default maxage.


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