nnrpd question

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at litech.org
Thu Aug 29 01:53:12 UTC 2002

On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Jake Roersma <jaker at tsunami.triton.net> writes:
> > I take that back, it seems to be getting hung when there is an over
> > usage of the NEXT command.  Is there a way to combat that, by disabling
> > the NEXT functionality of INN??
> If I remember from previous discussions of this, you get a significant
> speedup by turning nnrpdcheckart off in inn.conf.  But we weren't sure why
> this was....

It depends on your storage method, I think.  Checking the existence of an 
article can be expensive.  (But that explains why XOVER is horribly slow; 
a single invocation of NEXT shouldn't be too bad.)

Jake, can you reproduce this with commands issued manually (telnet to 119) 
or only with the newsreader?

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at litech.org

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