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Re: newbie Usenet config question

"Monique Y. Mudama" <spam@bounceswoosh.org> wrote in message news:<2nnPr-4Ls-49@gated-at.bofh.it>...
> On 2004-07-29, Dave Hathaway penned:
> > I am trying to configure suck and cnews to provide a local copy of
> > news, so that I can pull it at night or during the times when
> > roadrunner is not jam packed.
> I can't answer your actual configuration questions, but have you looked
> at leafnode?  It seems to provide the functionality you want.  Just set
> up a fetchnews cronjob for whenever you'd rather pull it.
> -- 
> monique
> Ask smart questions, get good answers:
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

I did look briefly at leafnode during a moment of despair.  cnews+suck
looked so easy to configure that I thought I would stick with it.  I
even dselect'd leafnode, but ultimately didn't grab it.  Maybe I
should have.  Maybe I will.

Thanks for the suggestion.


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