mailpost and crossposted mailing lists
lnxgeek at us.ibm.com
Tue Nov 13 20:59:00 UTC 2001
On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 04:15:40PM +0900, Kenichi Okada wrote:
> In the message <20011113002406.A1624 at us.ibm.com>
> Scott Russell <lnxgeek at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 10:01:04AM +0900, Katsuhiro Kondou wrote:
> > It looks like if I pass -c N to mailpost that the mailpost process will
> > sleep for N seconds then check it's database to see if it can find another
> > dup. If a dup is found it's newsgroup is added to the Newsgroups: header and
> > the message is sent off.
> If a dup is found (former mailpost), its newsgroup is added to
> the Newsgroups: header on the database, but the message is not sent off.
Yeah, I see it now. I'm still not sure I like having mailpost processes
hanging around like that but what you outline does of course work. The only
down side is that using this method it appears as if posts to the newsgroup
could arrive out of order.
Thanks for the explanation.
Scott Russell (lnxgeek at us.ibm.com)
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