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Re: Killed my mail group and am not sure how to get it back.

From: Galen Boyer
Subject: Re: Killed my mail group and am not sure how to get it back.
Date: 8 Oct 2005 08:49:02 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

On Fri, 07 Oct 2005, wrote:
> Galen Boyer <> writes:
>> Inadvertently C-k'd my main mail group, nnml:mail.misc.
> From the group buffer, I'd try 'j nnml:mail.misc u' (jump to
> nnml:mail.misc in the group buffer, then (un)subscribe to it).

Yep, that worked.  All the marks are gone, but I got it back.  


> Alternately, you could use ^ to go to the server buffer, press RET on
> your nnml: server, and subscribe to mail.misc from there.

>> I didn't know where it went, so I kill emacs with Ctrl-Alt-Del to try
>> and see if the previous version of groups would show up on next call
>> to GNUS.  Its not there.
> !!!  'Q' will generally exit the current context without saving
> changes without doing anything so drastic as rebooting your machine.

I didn't reboot the machine, unless you are saying Emacs is the
machine.  ;-)

> Many things you can also undo with normal Emacs C-_; I think changing
> group state (subscribe/unsubscribe/kill) should be quite undoable.  (A
> couple of things, notably C-u G DEL to destroy an nnml group and all
> of its contents, are pretty permanent and immediate.)

I wish Gnus didn't allow simple things like C-k to happen on mail
groups.  Thats the window to files sitting local.  Be nice if it
prompted you before you did such action against mail groups.
Galen deForest Boyer

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