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Re: [leafnode-list] Fetchnews: Falling back and regrouping.

jom1@xxxxxxxxxx writes:

> Matthias Andree wrote:
>> Michael O'Quinn schrieb am Montag, den 25. März 2002:
>> > I am of course referring to the /var/spool/news/leaf.node/SERVERNAME file.
>> >
>> > I can trace most of my heartache and headache with leafnode since I first
>> > started using it to this single file.
>> >
>> > To wit:
>> > /.../
>> > (3) When I terminate fetchnews early via <CTRL-C>, the SERVERNAME file is
>> > not updated.
>> Not easily fixed. In this case, however, the SERVERNAME~ file should be
>> there and contain some useful information, can you verify that on your
>> machine?
> Fixed for me. I added also <CTRL-|> to skip to the next group.

1.9.21.pre1 (which is available) can recover from SERVERNAME~.

>> because no initiallimit would apply. artlimit is just a protection
>> against runaway fetchmail.
> against runaway fetchnews I presume ?

Of course.

> Of course this is not desirable but artlimit can be low and we can also play
> with maxage...

fetchnews 1.9.21.pre1 itself plays with maxage to prevent articles that
have already expired from reappearing.

Matthias Andree

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