[Mailman-Users] question about recurring gate_news command

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Aug 5 03:54:22 CEST 2008

Christopher Adams wrote:

>Thanks to all. I was concerned because I hadn't seen so many log
>entries before from gate_news. Does this likely mean that a list was
>configured to run the mail-news gateway or has it been running like
>that all along?

It has nothing to do with list configuration. One or more lists being
configured to gatway from news to the list (gateway_to_mail = Yes)
will affect whether or not gate_news does anything when it runs, but
only the crontab affects if and how often it runs.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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