need Help

Jeffrey M.Vinocur jeff at
Sun Jul 3 04:22:22 UTC 2005

On Jul 2, 2005, at 11:35 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:

> INN doesn't really support newsgroup renaming as such.  [...]
> Another approach would be to create the new group, copy the postings 
> from
> the old group into the new group, build overview for the new group with
> tdx-util -R, and then ctlinnd renumber that group.  That might mostly
> work, although the articles will still have the old newsgroup name in 
> the
> Newsgroups and Xref headers (although you could fix that by hand with a
> script).

If you choose this route, a script for updating the Newsgroups and Xref 
headers is available in the INN FAQ:

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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