rmnews - expunge and remove news articles
reads article data from the standard input. It then expunges and
removes the listed articles. Rmnews
is designed to be used by
InterNetNews to remove canceled, superseded, and expired news articles.
The input is processed as an INN expirerm
file listing or an INN cancel
stream written as a ``WC'' entry in the newsfeeds
(5) file. This data
consists of lines of text, each containing a list of relative article
pathnames, with a single space between entries. If a listed file is contained
in an IMAP news mailbox, it is expunged out of that mailbox. In any case, each
listed file is unlinked.
reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf
file. The optional newsprefix
option specifies a prefix to be prepended
to newsgroup names to make the corresponding IMAP mailbox names. The required
option specifies the pathname prefix to the IMAP news
mailboxes. The value of partition-news
concatenated with the
dots-to-slashes-converted value of newsprefix
must be the pathname of
the news spool directory.