ken at oceana.com
Wed Jan 28 14:23:06 EST 2004
Nils Vogels wrote:
> Ken Murchison wrote:
>> Nils Vogels wrote:
>>> I've been trying comma delimited group names (fetchnews -n -w
>>> "nl.test,nl.someother" news.myisp.nl) but for some reason no articles
>>> are fetched then. If I use space delimitations, only the first group
>>> fetchnews(8) isn't too clear about this, I'm afraid and when I look
>>> at example wildmats in imapd.conf(5) I see comma seperated grouplists
>>> ("peer.example.com:*,!control.*, at local.*")
>> Your reading of fetchnews(8) is correct, but apparently this syntax is
>> new to the NNTP update draft. Both LIST ACTIVE and the wildmat format
>> have not been formalized up until now. I tried this against INN 2.3.4
>> and it doesn't support comma-separated (or space separated) wildmat
>> patterns (which really sucks). For the time being, you'll have to use
>> separate fetchnews commands rather than specifiying multiple wildmats
>> in one command. For example, instead of:
>> fetchnews -n -w "nl.test,nl.someother" news.myisp.nl
>> fetchnews -n -w "nl.test" news.myisp.nl
>> fetchnews -n -w "nl.someother" news.myisp.nl
> This works, I'm now running a shell script which fetches all the groups
> I want, invoking fetchnews in serial for each group.
> There seems to be a completion issue however using the reader mode:
> I am grabbing a newsgroup (nl.internet.providers in this case) using
> Cyrus, and since this is only a test, I've kept my other environment,
> which is a mailman-2.1.3 install with nntp gatewaying, running.
> They are both querying the same newsserver, however, mailman sees all
> the articles that Cyrus sees, and more. Cyrus does not get all the
> messages all the time, which, I hope, is not the way it's supposed to
> work ;-)
> Is this a known problem ?
Just found a bug. Here is the patch.
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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