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Re: [leafnode-list] cannot stat /var/spool/news/leaf.node/:active.read

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Matthias Andree wrote:
| Tim Daneliuk schrieb am 2003-08-14:
|>I just solved a similar problem, try this:
| No, sir. You concealed the problem rather than solved it. You don't know
| if your newsgroups list is complete.

Well, to be more precise, I "solved" the problem this way in 1.9.42 because absolutely nothing else seemed to work - I found no circumstance under which active.read was being created for me. I resorted to this approach as a last ditch attempt...

| I wonder if some crypto stuff in active.read is pertinent to prevent
| people using "touch"...

Bad idea - users should have the last word here if nothing else
works unless you want to doom people to having to download megabytes
of group info even though they are interested in a small/known
subset of those groups.

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