article would not expire

Olivier Nicole on at cs.ait.ac.th
Mon Jul 2 07:49:29 UTC 2001


dear Berhnard,

> You do not write which operating system you are running.

I am using FreeBSD 3.5, I never heard of a problem on sort. Is there
any reference about that so I can test it is working well?

> 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
> 

Thank you,

Olivier


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