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Leopold Toetsch <lt@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Witold Władysław Wojciech Wilk wrote:
>> Dnia Wed, 15 Jan 2003 22:42:46 EST niejaki(a) Mike Ayers
>> <mgayers@xxxxxxxxxxx> napisał(a):
>>> Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get past this problem?
>> I'm having a problem like that also.
> I have the following snippet in /etc/ppp/ip-up before actually calling
> fetchnews. Works for me.
>          # /var/run/fetch.lck sometimes is not deleted, so check for old
>          # lockfile & delete if older than 60m
>          if [ -e /var/lock/news/fetchnews.lck ] ; then
>            find /var/lock/news/fetchnews.lck -amin +60 -exec rm \
>                 /var/lock/news/fetchnews.lck ';'
>          fi

Hum, where's the code that kills a hung fetchnews/texpire process?

If it's just an old lock file lying around, the leafnode programs will
know how to remove it.

Matthias Andree
leafnode-1 download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/leafnode/
leafnode-1 docs/new: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/
leafnode-2 homepage: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/beta/

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