How works controlchan?

Igor Timkin ivt at
Wed Oct 25 13:22:53 UTC 2000

paolo musico writes:
> Who knows how controlchan works? In detail I'd to know if this program "cancels" automatically my messages from control.cancel or not.

No, innd cancel articles itself. See man inn.conf (usecontrolchan)
and newsfeeds:
# Send non-cancel control messages through controlchan.
#       :!*,control,control.*,!control.cancel\
#       :Tc,Wnsm:/news/bin/controlchan

> Thanks in advance.
> Paolo

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