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mutil_merge_node_lists [2016/03/29 05:42]
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 ====== Merge nodelists in to Mystic format ====== ====== Merge nodelists in to Mystic format ======
  
-The '​[MergeNodeLists]'​ stanza instructs MUTIL to find the latest nodelists available in your Mystic system for the various message networks your BBS may be connected to.+The '​[MergeNodeLists]'​ stanza instructs MUTIL to find the latest nodelists available in your Mystic system for the various message networks your BBS is connected to.
  
-MUTIL then merges the results together in to a file that can be used to look up members of given message network and send addressed Netmail to them.+MUTIL then merges the results together in to a file that can be used by BBS users to look up members of any given message network and send addressed Netmail to them from your BBS.
  
 To enable this function you modify the '​[general]'​ stanza as follows: To enable this function you modify the '​[general]'​ stanza as follows:
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   MergeNodeLists ​      = true   MergeNodeLists ​      = true
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-To do this you need to define a '​nodefile'​ statement for each message network carried by your Mystic BBS. There must be one '​nodefile'​ statement per network, per line. The nodefile value must contain the full path and the base filename of the nodelist used by any given message network.+To configure the '​[MergeNodeLists]'​ stanza  ​you must define a '​nodefile'​ statement for each message network carried by your Mystic BBS. There may be only one '​nodefile'​ statement per message ​network, per line. The nodefile value must contain the full path and the base filename of the nodelist used by any given message network.
  
 Here's an example. Here's an example.
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 If no nodelists are found, Mystic will not overwrite the current nodelist. ​ Comments are stripped while merging to lower filesize and increase search performance. If no nodelists are found, Mystic will not overwrite the current nodelist. ​ Comments are stripped while merging to lower filesize and increase search performance.
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 +The stanza contains a couple of Boolean switches that can be enabled or disabled. ​
  
   ;Strip nodes marked as DOWN?   ;Strip nodes marked as DOWN?
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