no newsgroups?/transfer articles

Nick Leverton nick at
Fri Apr 19 16:28:01 UTC 2002

On Fri, Apr 19, 2002 at 09:58:55AM -0600, Meghan wrote:
> the old installation if possible.  I tried copying over the old article
> files and active file, but that didn't work.  A news reader doesn't even
> show that they are there.  The listing of groups is correct, there just
> aren't any articles.  I know that a lot of things have changed between
> versions, but is there some way to get these old articles into the new
> installation?

As well as the active file and the articles heirarchy, you will also
need to rebuild history and the overview.  See the Examples section in
man makehistory, it will be quicker than my typing it all out again :)
Don't forget ctlinnd reload history before you unthrottle it ...


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