chuck at sbbsnet.net
Mon Feb 17 16:17:35 UTC 2003
Thank you and Win much for your quick responses. I am sure below will
work. It would be so convenient to have a ctlinnd -d --thread
"threadname" --group "groupname"
or some such.....
On Mon, 2003-02-17 at 10:54, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:
> On 17 Feb 2003, Chuck wrote:
> > I am sure by searching I can find this answer, and I normally do that
> > first, but this requires my immediate attention with no time to
> > research. I need to completely delete several threads in a local
> > newsgroup that does not get distributed but can't quickly find a
> > 'simple' way of doing it. This is one of those threads that must be
> > eliminated quickly. Basically it's adult content in a kids only forum.
> As Wim mentions, `ctlinnd cancel` should work. However, if nnrpdcheckart
> in inn.conf is false, it's possible that the Subject lines will still
> appear in the article listing until the next expireover run (but the
> bodies of the articles will definitely be gone). If this is a problem,
> you can run expireover manually (check the news user's crontab for the
> appropriate invocation).
> You may be able to use a posting filter in the future, if it's fairly easy
> to programatically distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate
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