Storage.conf

Bernt Hansson bernt at bah.homeip.net
Mon Mar 13 22:27:03 UTC 2006


Toon van der Pas wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 11:25:20AM -0500, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:
>> On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>>
>>> method tradspool {
>>>          newsgroups: se.*,swnet.*,@*
>>>          class: 50
>>> }
>>>
>>> The last @*. Does that mean that articles crossposted outside the
>>> first 2 hierarchies is not stored in that method?
>> Well, that's what the @ notation means, but unless I'm awfully
>> confused, putting @* at the end means that -nothing- will be stored
>> in that method.
>>
>> Right?  Anybody disagree?
> 
> Yes.
> The uwildmat manpage says:
> 
> 	"If none of the patterns match, the whole expression doesn't
> 	match.  Otherwise, whether the expression matches is
> 	determined entirely by the rightmost matching pattern;
> 	the expression matches the text if and only if the
> 	rightmost matching pattern is not negated."
> 
> The last pattern in the newsgroups: line is a catchall, and because
> it's a poison (@) that means that no articles will be stored.
> 
> Regards,
> Toon.
> 
> 
> 

Thanks!

Didn't even know about that manpage, but now I do.

/BH


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