Error in makehistory man page

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Jun 24 01:36:40 UTC 2000

Richard Todd <rmtodd at> writes:

> No, -u only adds articles if it finds them missing in the existing
> history database, so this would only happen if the majority of the
> articles in spool aren't in the databases.  Arguably if the existing
> databases are that far out of whack, you're probably better off shutting
> down innd and rebuilding them all from scratch.

I've added a note to the makehistory man page recommending this approach.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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