innfeed 'discover' and wish list

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Apr 21 19:01:31 UTC 2005

Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at> writes:
> On Apr 21, 2005, at 12:04 AM, Todd Olson wrote:

>> a) I wish that changing the bindaddress and SIGHUP-ing did cause
>> innfeed to change the interface it used.

> For what it's worth, you can just kill innfeed outright (no HUP, no -9),
> and it will shutdown cleanly, exit, and then innd will automatically
> restart a new one.  `ctlinnd reload newsfeeds ...` will also cause
> innfeed to be restarted.

The recommended way to restart innfeed (although I'm not sure this is
documented anywhere) is to ctlinnd flush the innfeed feed.  This will shut
down the INN side cleanly as well.

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