article would not expire

Bernhard Kohl B.Kohl at
Mon Jul 2 07:19:23 UTC 2001

Hello Olivier,

Mitteilung vom Freitag, 29. Juni 2001, 17:47:00:

You do not write which operating system you are running.

If you are on Solaris 8 it may be due to a broken "sort -u" command.
I've had a similar problem some months ago and with a recent patch
from Sun the problem went away.

>> } But still some groups contains very old stuff (this is just an
>> } example), it seems that articles are never removed:
>> Can you read those articles thru nnrpd?  I suspect not.
>> It tells those are not listed in overview data, if so.
>> Then you need to recreate overview data by makehistory.

ON> Dear Katsushiro,

ON> I cannot read the articles, but they are still here and take space on
ON> the disk.

ON> And as the time goes by, the disk fills up and a time comes when
ON> nothing can work because no space is left.

ON> I don't understand why the things are not removed.

ON> best regards,

ON> Olivier

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
Bernhard Kohl

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