make history problem
Katsuhiro_Kondou at isc.org
Thu Jul 19 06:10:55 UTC 2001
In article <m3r8ve6qur.fsf at ccs.covici.com>,
John Covici <covici at ccs.covici.com> wrote;
} Just was wondering if you have made any progress to fix the problem
} where if I use tradindexed for my overview files I get messages like
} Jul 16 00:25:22 ccs makehistory: tradindexed: packgroup cant write to /var/spool/news/spool/overview/t/p/g/talk.politics.guns-NEW.IDX: Bad address
Looks like index file grows extremly. This is due to big gap
of article number. There are some methods to fix this problem:
1. tradindexed has a potential problem. It always reserves
room of indices for all articles between hi/lo regardless
of thier existense.
buffindexed and probably ovdb don't have this problem.
2. In case you don't want to change ovmethod other than
If there is a big gap of article number between existing
articles, you need to trash them so that tradindexed will
not keep room for all indices.
And note that pathoverview/group.index needs to be deleted
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