news.daily and dropped innfeed files

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Apr 27 02:13:16 UTC 2009

"Jeffrey M. Vinocur" <jeff at> writes:
> On Sun, 26 Apr 2009, [ISO-8859-15] Julien ÉLIE wrote:

>> I wonder if it would be useful to have news.daily process dropped
>> innfeed files automatically via procbatch.

> That would be lovely.

> Considering that I've been running INN for almost a decade and still
> haven't gotten around to setting it up properly in this regard.

The only tricky part, which is what always stopped me from automating
something, was that you have to be sure the old innfeed is dead before
you can process the *.dropped file.

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