[Mailman-Users] News-gateway

Par Leijonhufvud par at hunter-gatherer.org
Thu Mar 27 20:15:14 CET 2008

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> [2008.03.27] wrote:
> Par Leijonhufvud wrote:
> >I'm trying to set up the news gateway. But it only appears to work one
> >way; from the mailinglist to the (local) newsserver. Any idea where the
> >problem may lie?
> Check Mailman's crontab (crontab -l -u mailman) to be sure the
> gate_news entry is not commented or removed.
> # Every 5 mins, try to gate news to mail.  You can comment this one out
> # if you don't want to allow gating, or don't have any going on right
> now,
> # or want to exclusively use a callback strategy instead of polling.
> 0,5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55 * * * * /usr/bin/python -S
> /cygdrive/f/test-mailman/cron/gate_news

Nope, that is there and uncommented. Nor does it make a diffeence when
run manually.  I have localhost allowed as per default in INNs
readers.conf, and then some special bits to control access to different
groups for different users. But the fact that it woerks one way is
confusing me; it should work both ways or none AFÅICT (INN newbie


Par Leijonhufvud                               par at hunter-gatherer.org
"Those who restrain Desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be
restrained" 		-- William Blake

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