Provided by: inn_1.7.2debian-32_i386
nntpsend.ctl - list of sites to feed via nntpsend
The file /etc/news/nntpsend.ctl specifies the default list of sites to
be fed by nntpsend(8).
Comments begin with a number sign (‘‘#’’) and continue through the end
of the line. Blank lines and comments are ignored. All other lines
should consist of four fields separated by a colon.
The first field is the name of the site as specified in the
The second field should be the hostname or IP address of the remote
The third field, if non-empty, specifies the default tail truncation
size of site’s batchfile. If this field is empty, no truncation is
performed. If this field is of the form ‘‘maxsize-truncsize’’ then it
is passed to shrinkfile as ‘‘-m maxsize -s truncsize’’, otherwise is of
the form ‘‘truncsize’’ then it is passed as ‘‘-s truncsize’’.
The fourth field specifies some default flags passed to innxmit(8).
The flag ‘‘-a’’ is always given to innxmit and need not appear hear.
If no ‘‘-t timeout’’ flag is given in this field and on the nntpsend
command line, ‘‘-t 180’’ will be given to innxmit.
Written by Landon Curt Noll <firstname.lastname@example.org> for InterNetNews. This
is revision 1.7, dated 1996/09/13.
innxmit(8), newsfeeds(5), nntpsend(8), trunc(1).