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Re: [leafnode-list] Upstream and leafnode server times differing significantly

Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@xxxxxx> writes:

> > I shall attempt to get the upstream to sort their time out, but in the
> > meantime, could a command line option be added to fetchnews to
> > suppress this message?

I have done this, but don't hold out much hope of any action as my
contact at the ISP didn't even know they had am HTTP service ....

> > check_date: news.poptel.org.uk: clocks of upstream and this computer are more than 10 minutes apart. Check your system clock.
> No need for a new fetchnews option, append this to your cron line,
> literally:
> 2>&1 | grep -v '^check_date: news\.poptel\.org\.uk: clocks of upstream'
> That filters out the respective message, and cron won't mail output
> unless there is any.

As (I think) Dilbert once said: sometimes the clearest path is through the mud. :-)

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