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[leafnode-list] Re: Retrieve older articles

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Am 09.05.2009, 20:26 Uhr, schrieb Enrico C

> Is there a way to have leafnode retrieve nnn (say 100) older articles on
> server?

Only the newest nnn (leafnode or rather fetchnews will not download
articles it already has), and only through the command line: use fetchnews
-x nnn.

> Let's say the upstrea server has articles 1 to 10,000 for an interesting
> group,  I would like to only retrieve articles 1 to 1,000 the first time  
> I run
> fetchnews, then 1,001 to 2,000 the second time, and so on.
> I couldn't such an  option in the /etc/news/leafnode/config file.

> It seems to me you can only set how many articles you want to retrieve  
> counting from the last, not from the first on server.


Matthias Andree
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