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NewsCache

NewsCache is a free cache server for USENET News. NewsCache acts to news reading clients like a news server, except that it stores only those articles that have been requested by at least one client. NewsCache targets problems of the current News System like network bandwidth consumption or the IO load caused by news clients.

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Release Notes: Automatic recovery from database file corruptions, different PAM service names per network segment, new command line options, and revised manual pages.

  •  27 Jan 2004 14:12

Release Notes: tin and rtin hang in the newrc download phase. There are other minor bugfixes and a man page newscache.conf update.

Release Notes: A News-Client command parse error was fixed. Users of NewsCache 1.1.90 should upgrade to 1.1.91.

Release Notes: This release has an improved authorization model with PAM support, and bugfixes.

Release Notes: A new purge strategy is used to save disk cache space. Signal 6 errors are now caught. The newscache man page was rewritten. Various bugfixes were made.

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