crosspost - create the links for cross posted articles
reads group and article number data from
or standard input if none are specified.
(A single dash in the file list means to read standard input.)
It uses this information to create the hard, or symbolic, links for
cross posted articles.
is designed to be used by InterNetNews
to create the links as the articles come in.
Normally innd creates the links but by having
create the links innd spends less time waiting for disk IO.
In this mode one would start
using the ``-L'' flag.
expects input in the form:
group.name/123 group2.name/456 group3.name/789
with one line per article. Any dots in the input are translated
into "/" to translate the news group into a pathname.
The first field is assumed to be the name of an existing copy of the
will attempt to link all the subsequent entries to the first using
hard links if possible or symbolic links if that fails.
processes its input as an INN channel feed written as a ``WR'' entry
file, for example:
To process the history file and re-create all the links for all articles