Re: trn 4.0-test76 remove ~/.nntpauth

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On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 01:29:06AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 07, 2003 at 09:48:08PM -0500, Michael Wang wrote:
> > However, via Solaris truss, I found that trn does:
> > 17084:  unlink("/opt/home/mwang/.nntpauth")             = 0
> Yes, it assumes that you're using the access file, you'll specify the
> username and password info that way, so it creates and removes the
> .nntpauth file based on the access file.  Since I never got around to
> trying to make Pnews understand the access file, I've always found it
> better to use ":p" from inside trn to post a new message rather than
> running Pnews on its own.

1. Pnews is quicker. With trn and ":p", you have to select the group,
wait for "overview" to complete, then you can post a message.

2. nntplist needs .nntpauth.

I am very glad Wayne Davison still supports trn. Looking at the
sourceforge site, it looks like abandoned.

Thanks a lot.

Michael Wang * *

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