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INN FAQ Part 4

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Subject: (4.11) Introduction to the "newsfeeds" file

Outgoing news is controlled by the "newsfeeds" file. The INN 1.2 man
page for this file is a bit complex. The man page in 1.3 (and beyond)
gives better examples. Here's a "cookbook" of examples that should
cover most of your needs. Debugging tips are also included.

Always remember that newsfeeds uses "wildmat" matches, not the
semi-regular expressions that C news uses. This means that if you want
to get comp.foo and the subgroups under it (comp.foo.bar, comp.foo.baz,
etc.) you have to use a statement like:






However, "comp.foo*" will match "comp.foobar", as well as


[Source: INN FAQ Part 4 Archive-name: usenet/software/inn-faq/part4]
[Last Changed: $Date: 1997/08/26 01:26:21 $ $Revision: 2.19 $]
[Copyright: 1997 Heiko Rupp, portions by Tom Limoncelli, Rich Salz, et al.]

(Corrections, notes, and links by Mib Software)

RKT couplings in the INN FAQ Why doesn't this newsfeeds entry do what I want? lists some common mistakes.

More Detailed Topics
INN FAQ The ME line in the newsfeeds file.

Overview and Related Topics
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