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[Pan-users] Re: A multi-server question

From: Bruce Bowler
Subject: [Pan-users] Re: A multi-server question
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 13:05:09 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: Pan/0.125 (Potzrebie)

On Sun, 25 Mar 2007 12:01:05 +0000, Duncan wrote:

> Bruce Bowler <address@hidden> posted
> address@hidden,
> excerpted below, on  Thu, 22 Mar 2007 18:43:45 -0400:
> The idea is that pan only fetches a new or updated group list when you
> tell it to.  If you don't tell it to, it continues using its old one.
> Therefore, by editing the existing list, you can make pan think about
> any specific server alternately that either a specific group doesn't
> exist (by editing it out), or that /only/ a specific group (or groups)
> exist (by eliminating everything else).

Yep, editting newsrc-xxx seems to be, after a little playing around, the 
only way to do it.  That falls apart if pan ever decides to update the 
group list (or far more likely :-), I forget that I editted the file and 
tell pan to update the group list.  

It would be nice (and I'll file a bug report to this effect) to have a 
formal, supported method for telling pan to do what my original post 


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