On 10/1/20 5:53 AM, Mad Dog Mike wrote:
> I finish reading articles in a group and I'll either catch up or just
> close the group window and I get an error message
> "Cannot create file <drive letter>:\xnews\<server name>.newsrc"
Presuming that you're communicating with your server using NNTP....
This message seems entirely client side to me.
Can you access <drive letter>:\xnews\<server name>.newsrc on your computer?
Can you edit <drive letter>:\xnews\<server name>.newsrc on your computer?
It looks to me like Xnews is trying to update the listed .newsrc file
and unable to do so.
> this is something new happening to me. Xnews has worked without a
> hitch for years.
A definition of broken comes to mind: It used to work and now it does not.
Grant. . . .
unix || die