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Re: [leafnode-list] inaccurate response to GROUP command

Brian Sammon schrieb am 2004-07-21:

> > If it is, you are lucky, the script is no longer necessary: since
> > v1.9.52, a simple "GROUP" command will refresh the subscription of a
> > subscribed group (but will not subscribe to an unsubscribed group until
> > after the pseudo article has been read).
> The problem is-- my newsreader doesn't use "GROUP" to check for new articles, 
> it uses "LIST ACTIVE".  My newsreader only uses "GROUP" if I enter the group, 
> which I only do if there's new articles.

Which newsreader are you using? What does it do when the server doesn't
support LIST ACTIVE? (It's in RFC-2980, not RFC-977, and hence not

> Actually-- I've been meaning to ask this for a while-- Is there a way to 
> configure leafnode to have "LIST ACTIVE" with a single group refresh the 
> subscription?  Perhaps with a config-file directive?

How does this patch look to you?
It should apply fine on top of all 1.10.X versions.

diff -u -r1.113 nntpd.c
--- nntpd.c	20 Apr 2004 14:47:22 -0000	1.113
+++ nntpd.c	22 Jul 2004 11:51:11 -0000
@@ -768,8 +768,11 @@
     } else {
 	g = findgroup(pattern);
-	if (g)
+	if (g) {
 	    printlist(g, what);
+	    if (!is_pseudogroup(g) && isinteresting(pattern))
+		markinterest(pattern);
+	}

Matthias Andree

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