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Re: [leafnode-list] Moderated groups problem
David Aldred <nr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Following up on Robert's post, I had noticed that moderated articles weren't
> getting through to a moderated group. Checking as he has, I've found that I
> too have lost most of the moderated flags.
> (I also found that I had two versions of leafnode installed simultaneuously,
> got myself in a mess sorting it out, so now have a clean Leafnode install -
> but those moderated flags are still missing. It may be that the particular
> group I need to be right - uk.religion.christian - is set incorrectly on the
> upstream sever).
It's OK on my leafnode installation, with upstreams
news.hrz.uni-dortmund.de (non-public), news.individual.de (public, 10
€/year), news.online.de (ISP).
> So I've tried setting the flag in groupinfo myself, but this doesn't seem to
> work either. (The idea was to create a workaround for bad flags from th
> upstream server, with a script which would check the moderation flag status
> and if necessary change it after any fetchnews).
In how far does this not work? The change would have to happen with no
texpire/fetchnews process running however.
> I've set the moderation address for the newsgroup I want to be my won email
> address for the moment, to avoid annoyance when it does start working. I
> post stuff, and nothing turns up in my mailbox.
> So why isn't it working as I expect? I must have something wrong...
> Some possbly useful stuff:
> # grep uk.religion.christian /var/spool/news/leaf.node/groupinfo
> uk.religion.christian m 469 2 1126344546 -x-
> # grep uk.religion.christian /etc/leafnode/moderators
This shouldn't be necessary, unless the upstream has a borked moderators
> One glitch: in my xinetd.conf file, if I copy over the nntp server setup for
> Leafnode 2.x, it doesn't work (can't telnet in). With the setup for the
> previous leafnode version, it does. There is no /usr/sbin/tcpd on my system
> (Mandrake), nor any other file called tcpd. Would this be affecting things?
No, this is unrelated. If there are difficulties, please open a new
thread with the xinetd setup question.
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