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leafnode-1.11.11.tar.gz and leafnode-1.11.12.tar.bz2

About: Leafnode is a store & forward NNTP proxy for small (dialup) sites.

FAQ.txt  (leafnode-1.11.11):FAQ.txt  (leafnode-1.11.12.tar.bz2)
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older, type this instead: rpm -ts leafnode-1.11.5.tar.bz2 older, type this instead: rpm -ts leafnode-1.11.5.tar.bz2
Q: How do I copy/move the spool? Q: How do I copy/move the spool?
A: There are two important requirements to heed: A: There are two important requirements to heed:
1. You must copy hard links as hard links. There are three supported 1. You must copy hard links as hard links. There are three supported
methods to achieve that. In each of the following examples, replace the methods to achieve that. In each of the following examples, replace the
source and DEST directories: source and DEST directories:
On POSIX compliant systems, use mkdir DEST && sudo pax -r -w -p e -H On POSIX compliant systems, use mkdir DEST && sudo pax -r -w -p e -H
/var/spool/news/ DEST /var/spool/news/ DEST
If rsync is installed, use (note the trailing slash!), use rsync -aH If rsync is installed, use (note the trailing slash!), use rsync -aH
/var/spool/news/ DEST /var/spool/news/ DEST
If GNU cp is installed (it's sometimes called gcp), use cp -a /var/ If GNU cp is installed (it's sometimes called gcp), use cp -a /var/
spool/news/ DEST spool/news/ DEST
If you fail to do this, texpire may expire articles too early. You can If you fail to do this, texpire may expire articles too early. You can
repair broken hard links with texpire -r. repair broken hard links with texpire -r.
2. You must update the hashed message.id/nnn/ links if you are running 2. You must update the hashed message.id/nnn/ links if you are running
leafnode from the new location. Unless the new spool directory has the leafnode from the new location. Unless the new spool directory has the
same name as the old one (if, for instance, moving to a new computer), same name as the old one (if, for instance, moving to a new computer),
run texpire -r before any other leafnode program. Leafnode-1's spool run texpire -r before any other leafnode program. Leafnode-1's spool
layout unfortunately depends on the name of the spool directory, and layout unfortunately depends on the name of the spool directory, and
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6. I have unsubscribed from a newsgroup, but fetchnews still pulls articles for 6. I have unsubscribed from a newsgroup, but fetchnews still pulls articles for
that group. that group.
7. How do I stop fetchnews from unsubscribing from newsgroups? 7. How do I stop fetchnews from unsubscribing from newsgroups?
8. fetchnews is slow, how do I speed it up? 8. fetchnews is slow, how do I speed it up?
9. fetchnews keeps downloading the full newsgroup list every time it runs 9. fetchnews keeps downloading the full newsgroup list every time it runs
1. Fetchnews does not fetch any articles. 1. Fetchnews does not fetch any articles.
There are several reasons why this may be the case: There are several reasons why this may be the case:
You did not read any pseudo articles with your news reader. Subscribe to You did not read any pseudo articles with your news reader. Subscribe to
some groups, enter them and read the leafnode placeholder article. some groups, enter them and read the leafnode placeholder article.
Your groupinfo file may be corrupt. Run fetchnews -f. Your groupinfo file may be corrupt. Run fetchnews -f.
/var/spool/news may have wrong permissions. /var/spool/news and all its /var/spool/news may have wrong permissions. /var/spool/news and all its
subdirectories should be owned by user and group news and have subdirectories should be owned by user and group news and have
permissions drwxrwsr-x (02755). permissions drwxrwsr-x (02755).
2. Fetchnews has problems retrieving new newsgroups. 2. Fetchnews has problems retrieving new newsgroups.
Maybe your upstream server supports neither the XGTITLE news.group.name nor Maybe your upstream server supports neither the XGTITLE news.group.name nor
the LIST NEWSGROUPS news.group.name command. the LIST NEWSGROUPS news.group.name command.
In this case, add nodesc = 1 to the server entry in /etc/leafnode/config, as In this case, add nodesc = 1 to the server entry in /etc/leafnode/config, as
described in the leafnode(8) manual page and the /etc/leafnode/ described in the leafnode(8) manual page and the /etc/leafnode/
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