group end start modflag cacheflag feed1last life range feed2last feed3last feed4last gid xover lastmsg
group = The name of the news group end = The last item in the group start = The first item in the group modflag = m=Moderated group, y=Normal group, d=Deleted, g=Gone, e=Deleted-moderated cacheflag = n = not cached, c = cached feed1last = The last item successfully sucked from our upstream site. life = Number of days to continue caching this group for. range = Number of items in the group, -1 means it will be calculated when needed. feed2-feed4last = The last item successfully sucked from our upstream site. gid = The GID given to this news group, these are unique and MUST NEVER change. xover = Number of days since xover data was read by a user lastmsg = Days since a message was received in this group
This file is used by news readers to find new news groups. group time group = group name time = time in seconds that the group was created.
Dont worry too much if you dont have this file, almost no news readers even use it. group<tab>description
user:password:manager access(none,full):managed groups:full name:usergroups