INN -BETA expire vs. traditional spool

Russ Allbery rra at
Fri Jun 30 01:20:08 UTC 2000

Katsuhiro Kondou <kondou at> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra at> wrote;

>> So what I think should happen here is that the guts of
>> OVgroupbasedexpire should become dependent on the storage method, and
>> that the tradspool code should look significantly different than the
>> code for the other storage methods (namely expiring the article
>> independently out of each of the newsgroups to which it was posted,
>> based on the overview information, and generating file names for the
>> fastrm file rather than storage API tokens).

> This breaks SMretrieve(), since the token of tradspool represents 1st
> file in Xref.

Aha... good point.  So you have to keep the primary token in order to
support article retrieval by message ID.  Okay, never mind on the
independent expiry of the articles part, at least for now.  I think the
rest of the idea is still valid, though.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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