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[leafnode-list] Re: Empty groupinfo file
Jesse F. Hughes schrieb am 2008-08-07:
> Whiskers <catwheezel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Thu, 07 Aug 2008 11:31:16 -0400 "Jesse F. Hughes"
> > <jesse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Whiskers <catwheezel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >> > Have you got
> >> >
> >> > noactive = 1
> >> >
> >> > in your configuration for that server?
> >> D'oh!
> >> But I was using "fetchnews -f". Shouldn't that override the noactive
> >> line in the config file?
> > I don't think so.
> Oh. Then the comments in my config file are mistaken. Here's what it
I just checked for the current 1.11.X version in CVS, and you're right -
the behaviour contradicts documentation. I'll fix this for 1.11.7.
> > Try removing the 'noactive' line entirely. 'noread' will also prevent the
> > active list from being updated - but as you seem to be trying to read from
> > that server, I guessed that you didn't have that line ...
> Removing the noactive line seems to do it. I had just assumed that
> noactive was a Boolean and that if setting it to 1 turns it on, then
> setting it to 0 should turn it off. Apparently I was wrong. Maybe
> leafnode just checks to see if noactive is defined, regardless of its
It is a boolean, but I haven't checked if there were fixes between your
version and 1.11.6.
> Anyway, thanks much. I guess that some simple screwup had killed my
> active list (or groupinfo?) and that the noactive line prevented the
> regeneration of the list. Something like that.
Best regards and thanks for your reporting this problem.
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