newsgroup based expiry(2.3)

The Hermit Hacker scrappy at
Wed Oct 20 01:30:11 UTC 1999

On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Katsuhiro Kondou wrote:

> } How does this work as far as CNFS is concerned?  If I create a buffer
> } "alt" (alt.binaries is always in a seperate buffer, in my case) and want
> } to expire, for instance, after 1 day, will the news system somehow
> } be able to "reuse" teh expired space before it overwrites articles in
> } other, non-expire based groups?
> As to cnfs, the space will never be reused until write
> pointer reaches there.  For self expiry method which
> includes cnfs, newsgroup based expiry may not be so
> effective for article storage.  But it will be to purge
> overview space.  It's just the same as what 2.2.* does

'K, just figured I'd check...

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