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Re: SLRN? SOLVED



On 97/11/23 at 18:33 PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote: 

> Victor Torrico wrote:
> > I'm using the latest slrn .deb package.  slrn works fine by itself and slrnpull
> > pulls in news group traffic OK.
> > 
> > What must one do to let slrn view the traffic pulled in by slrnpull?  I can't
> > seem to figure out how to do this.
> 
> Hi, I maintain slrn, but I haven't actually used this capability (I prefer
> leafnode). Anyway, what you need to do is run slrn with the --spool
> parameter. You might also need to set some variables in your .slrnrc to
> configure  it to look in the right place for the news spool:
> 
>     set spool_inn_root          "/var/spool/slrnpull"
>     set spool_root              "/var/spool/slrnpull/news"
>     set spool_nov_root          "/var/spool/slrnpull/news"
>     set read_active             1
>     set use_slrnpull            1

I made the above notations and this fixed the problem.

> 
> > The docs aren't too clear on this matter.
> 
> It's described in /usr/doc/slrn/README.slrnpull.gz. Page down to the section
> titles "Setting up a minimal .slrnrc file."

Yep. It's sure there.  One of my usual cockpit errors.

> 
> If it doesn't work for you, I'll be glad to help further, and perhaps expand
> on the existing docs.
> 
> -- 
> see shy jo
> 

Thanks bunches.

Regards,

-- 
Victor

          ------ Wildflower Hill, Head Waters, Virginia ------


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