cycbuffs and expire

Alan Shackelford alan_s at
Tue Sep 25 06:09:06 UTC 2001

jeff at said:

>The expire settings for CNFS are ignored (except for the /remember/ line)
>entirely.  Articles expire when they get overwritten in the cycbuff.
>If you've got binaries, you definitely want to put them in a separate
>cycbuff to keep them from pushing everything else out.
>Some people use CNFS for binaries and a different storage method for their
>other groups.

This is perfect! A CNFS storage area for the binaries that will maintain 
itself, perhaps a few others for some very active hierarchies, but a 
conventional expired area for the ones I want to control. The best of both 
worlds. Now we have a plan. Thanks Jeff.


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