changegroup while throttled => "ctlinnd: Must be running"

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Nov 2 17:39:43 UTC 2004

Felix E Klee <felix.klee at> writes:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 22:12:14 -0400 Jeffrey M.Vinocur wrote:

>>> Comments?  Should I avoid changing the state of a group while the
>>> server is throttled?

>> I think this is actually by design.  

It is, although I never did understand why.

> Then it should be documented in the man page.  For example:

> changegroup group rest
>     The newsgroup group is changed so that its fourth field in the
>     active file becomes the value specified by the rest parameter.  This
>     may be used to make an existing group moderated or unmoderated, for
>     example.  This command can only be done while the server is running.

Good point.

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