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       tally.control - Keep track of newsgroup creations and deletions


       tally.control < logfile


       tally.control is normally daily invoked by scanlogs.  It reads its standard input, which
       should be the newgroup.log and rmgroup.log control log files.  They contain a summary line
       describing the control message and the action taken by controlchan, followed by the
       article indented by four spaces, and a blank line.  Then, tally.control updates the
       cumulative list of newsgroup creations and deletions which is kept in control.log.

       All these log files reside in the pathlog directory set in inn.conf.  In order to generate
       them, you need to enable control articles logging in control.ctl(5), as explained in the
       control.log entry of newslog(5).


           The Shell script itself used to tally newsgroup creations and deletions up.

           This file maintains a count of the number of newgroup and rmgroup control messages
           seen for each newsgroup.  The count is of the number of control messages with the
           indicated arguments, regardless if they were actually processed.  All control
           arguments, including invalid ones, are counted.  An example of lines which can be
           found in that log file is:

               3 Control: newgroup moderated
               3 Control: rmgroup misc.removed
               1 Control: newgroup misc.created


       Written by Landon Curt Noll <> and Rich $alz <> for
       InterNetNews.  Rewritten and converted to POD by Julien Elie.

       $Id: tally.control.pod 8357 2009-02-27 17:56:00Z iulius $


       control.ctl(5), news.daily(8), newslog(5), scanlogs(8).