DRAFT: [ANNOUNCE] INN 2.3.0 available
rra at stanford.edu
Mon Jul 17 06:03:42 UTC 2000
Forrest J Cavalier <mibsoft at epix.net> writes:
> Might want to mention the need to convert history and overview to the
> new formats. (Just a pointer to the appropriate section in the news
> buffindexed is not a circular buffer. It is block-oriented, but if you
> run out of space, INN throttles. expire does the equivalent of a
> realloc(), not a circular overwrite. (Katsuhiro please correct me if
> I'm wrong.)
> I wouldn't bill tradindexed as faster than INN 1.x .overview. It
> requires more open descriptors, extra reads and writes.
Adjusted the description a bit.
> There is the problem that if you use overchan to write tradindexed, and
> overchan doesn't keep up, articles are inaccessible.
True... although since this isn't the default, I don't think we need to
get into it in the announcement.
> I'm too pressed for time right now to look at the code. Was that 'cmsg'
> or 'cmesg'?
cmsg. Thanks, fixed.
>> * The INN build system no longer uses subst. This should be mostly
>> transparent to users, apart from the old annoyance of modifications to
>> include files being overridden again by subst when building INN being
>> a thing of the past.
> The wording confuses me. "a change is transparent, except" cues up a
> caveat, not a benefit. I'd drop everything but the first sentence.
> I'm curious why there still is a subst(1) manpage in INN 2.3. Is subst
> used anywhere?
Nope. All gone now.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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