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.TH sndelgroup,v!!VERSION!! 8 "Harold Tay" "N.B." \" -*- nroff -*-
.SH NAME
sndelgroup \- delete an existing sn newsgroup
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B sndelgroup
.IR newsgroup ...
.br
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B sndelgroup
deletes the specified newsgroups; i.e. everything under
.RI !!SNROOT!!/ newsgroup
after removing the article ID entries in the sn database.
Do not use the shell command
.br
rm -rf
.RI !!SNROOT!!/ newsgroup
.br
because that will leave unreclaimed garbage in the database.

You will need to own !!SNROOT!!  in order to do this.

.SH FILES MODIFIED
!!SNROOT!!/{.chain,.newsgroup}, newsgroup directory and contents,
!!SNROOT!!/.ougtoing/news.server.name:port

.SH ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
.TP
.B SNROOT
If this is set and is not empty, the value is used in place of
.BR !!SNROOT!! ,
the default news spool directory.

.SH SEE ALSO
snnewgroup