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[leafnode-list] Re: Newbie: Running just local groups on Machine..

Nero Zero wrote:
> matthias.andree@xxxxxx schrieb:
>>Nero Zero wrote:
>>>Hello ye all;
>>>I want to run my installed leafnode just with localhost, hence no 
>>>internet newsgroups for now.. How do I create my own "server list" of 
>>>available newsgroups, so that all different users in turn on my machine 
>>>can use this NNTP blackboard if you will.. It be nice if I can learn how 
>>>the structure is set up in /var/spool/news ... and all
>>THe format is officially opaque - it might change, and is for that
>>reason deliberately undocumented.
> :: whatever this means! I changed grouspinfo's content with 
> local.group.test1 1 1 0 -x- und ...test2 1 0 0 -x- so that Knode can 
> subscribe to it but when I locally post to it it never maes it to the 
> folder?! fetchnews -vvv states that it is trying to writing arcticle X 
> but then it never maes it eventhough none are found in failed 
> positings... how do i make sure there are enough rights there for "news" 
> ?! if that is the problem maybe?!

That means: hands off. If you want to change something, use the
configuration directory (/etc/leafnode or whatever you configured as
sysconfdir). The spool directory (/var/spool/news, /var/spool/leafnode
or thereabouts) are leafnode's playground, you don't need to change
anything there.

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