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
   newsfeeds(5) file.

   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 <chongo@toad.com> for InterNetNews.  This
   is revision 1.7, dated 1996/09/13.


   innxmit(8), newsfeeds(5), nntpsend(8), trunc(1).



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