problems with readers.conf and nnrpd logging

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Thu Dec 6 15:48:39 UTC 2001

On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Fuzzy wrote:

> but nnrpd always uses the readonly definition even for
> localhost or the defined hosts in that entry.

As per readers.conf(5), nnrpd uses the *last* matching entry.  So if you
put the wildcard entry last, it will match everything.

> seperatly I need to restrict the logging from nnrpd, its listing
> every read newsgroup with counts and that is way too much data.
> is there a way to limit the logging?

Do you have readertrack in inn.conf true?

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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