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[DeleGate-En] Re: NNTP header retreival problem
13 Sep 1999 18:08:51 GMT (Yutaka Sato)

On 09/10/99(23:32) you Dennis Cartier <> wrote
in <_A580@delegate-en.ML_>
 |I have a situation where I am trying to get Delegate to proxy for a
 |remote news server on the other side of a ISDN 128K link. The problem is
 |when any local client tries to retreive the headers for a given group
 |Delegate seems to retreive the whole message. This is a probelm for
 |binary groups as downloading every message in the whole group takes way
 |too long. Setting Delegate to "cache=no" does not seem to help. It still
 |retreives the whole message, it just does not keep a copy locally, so it
 |has to retreive it again when the client tries to view it. Is this a
 |problem with the xover implementation in Delegate? Is there any way to
 |deal with this? The version I am using is 5.9.1 on FreeBSD.

Use 5.9.2 or later with "cache=no-overview" like follows:

  SERVER=nntp MOUNT="* nntp://newsserver/* cache=no-overview"

Yutaka Sato <>   @ @ 
Computer Science Division, Electrotechnical Laboratory      ( - )
1-1-4 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8568 Japan            _<   >_

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