INN commit: trunk/doc/pod (distrib.pats.pod nnrpd.pod)
Russ_Allbery at isc.org
Mon Apr 28 12:41:40 UTC 2008
Date: Monday, April 28, 2008 @ 05:41:40
Typos and mention the distributions file.
distrib.pats.pod | 19 +++++++++++--------
nnrpd.pod | 13 +++++++------
2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
--- distrib.pats.pod 2008-04-28 12:40:44 UTC (rev 7806)
+++ distrib.pats.pod 2008-04-28 12:41:40 UTC (rev 7807)
@@ -1,11 +1,11 @@
-distrib.pats - Default values for the Distribution header
+distrib.pats - Default values for the Distribution: header
The file I<pathetc>/distrib.pats is used by B<nnrpd> to determine the
-default value of the Distribution header. Blank lines and lines beginning
+default value of the Distribution: header. Blank lines and lines beginning
with a number sign (C<#>) are ignored. All other lines consist of three
fields separated by a colon:
@@ -20,18 +20,20 @@
The second field is either the name of a newsgroup or a uwildmat(3)-style
pattern to specify a set of newsgroups.
-The third field is the value that should be used for the Distribution
+The third field is the value that should be used for the Distribution:
header of a posted article, if this line was picked as the best match and
-no Distribution header was supplied by the user. It can be an empty
-string, specifying that no Distribution header should be added.
+no Distribution: header was supplied by the user. It can be an empty
+string, specifying that no Distribution: header should be added.
When a post is received by B<nnrpd> that does not already contain a
-Distribution header, each newsgroup to which an article is posted will be
+Distribution: header, each newsgroup to which an article is posted will be
checked against this file in turn, and the matching line with the highest
-weight will be used as the value of the Distribution header. If no lines
+weight will be used as the value of the Distribution: header. If no lines
match, or if the matching line has an empty string for its third field, no
header will be added.
+A list of recommended distributions can be specified in distributions(5).
Written by Rich $alz <rsalz at uunet.uu.net> for InterNetNews. Converted to
@@ -41,6 +43,7 @@
=head1 SEE ALSO
-inn.conf(5), nnrpd(8), uwildmat(3)
+distributions(5), inn.conf(5), nnrpd(8), uwildmat(3).
--- nnrpd.pod 2008-04-28 12:40:44 UTC (rev 7806)
+++ nnrpd.pod 2008-04-28 12:41:40 UTC (rev 7807)
@@ -225,12 +225,13 @@
The C<list> command may be followed by the optional word C<active.times>,
-C<distributions>, C<distrib.pats>, C<moderators>, C<newsgroups>,
-C<subscriptions>, or C<Ioverview.fmt> to get a list of when newsgroups
-where created, a list of valid distributions, a file specifying default
-distribution patterns, moderators list, a one-per-line description of the
-current set of newsgroups, a list of the automatic group subscriptions, or
-a listing of the F<overview.fmt> file.
+C<distrib.pats>, C<distributions>, C<moderators>, C<motd>, C<newsgroups>,
+C<overview.fmt>, or C<subscriptions> to get a list of when newsgroups
+where created, a file specifying default distribution patterns, a list
+of valid distributions, the moderators list, the message of the day information
+for readers, a one-per-line description of the current set of newsgroups,
+a listing of the F<overview.fmt> file, or a list of the automatic group
The command C<list active> is equivalent to the C<list> command. This
is a common extension.
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