groups marked as 'j' in active still propagated. Why?

Ilya Varlashkin ilya at
Mon May 17 09:32:00 UTC 2004

On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 10:51:03PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Ilya Varlashkin <ilya at> writes:
> > English isn't my native language, but I read this sentense as 'will be
> > propagated to the sites that receive "junk" and only to them'. Please
> > correct me where I'm wrong. I do have 'wanttrash' set to 'false' in my 
> > inn.conf.
> Yeah, the man page implies a contradiction with the code.  I looked at the
> code, and it could be made to match the documentation, but it's been this
> way since INN 1.0 so I decided to leave the code alone and fix the
> documentation.  Those articles will be fed to any site that chooses to
> receive *either* that newsgroup *or* the junk group.

This obviously includes sites, that receive '*' and don't explicitly exclude
'j'-group via poison pattern. Is it correct?


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