Manual Reference Pages - CNEWSDO (8)
cnewsdo - run C News maintenance commands
cnewsdo command [argument ...]
Cnewsdo runs any of the C News maintenance
indeed any command in the normal C News shell search pathafter
first setting up a suitable PATH and umask,
and checking that the commands are being run
under the same user id that owns the
This is essentially a convenience,
especially for novice news administrators and
those who believe there is special virtue in being able to invoke
various kinds of administrative functionality through a single command.
running as abc, should be running as def means that
cnewsdo is being run as
def owns the
active file (and therefore, presumably, the rest of the news system).
Written at U of Toronto by Henry Spencer and Geoff Collyer.
Arguably, most any problem addressed by
cnewsdo should be addressed by news-administrator education instead.
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