Synchronizing db/newsgroups

William F. Maton wmaton at
Sun Dec 1 18:39:59 UTC 2002

On Sun, 1 Dec 2002, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:

> Is there a tool similar to actsync that would keep db/newsgroups
> up-to-date?
> It's very easy to write (since it can examine db/active to decide what
> groups to have, rather than have complicated select and ignore rules of
> its own); if there isn't one I'll clean this thing I just wrote up and
> stick it in contrib.

Yeah, I have something like this, but it trudges through the news spool
instead of the active file, and used that to back-fill descriptions...very
simple to write.


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