[INN-COMMITTERS] inn (TODO)
md at Linux.IT
Sat Dec 28 23:57:23 UTC 2002
On Dec 28, Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> wrote:
>Modifying innfeed to generate a header-only feed is pretty trivial; the
>only hard part is puzzling out where in innfeed to do it. I think people
>have even posted patches before.
I don't think so. Alex Kiernan once announced he was working on it but
never posted a innfeed patch.
I posted a innxmit patch once but it was not merged, I do not remember
>What's the main obstacle to using nnrpd for reading? The need to
>replicate the spool to each of the reader hosts?
Yes. I have been burned by using NFS once and I will not repeat this
INN will not be suitable for large server clusters until it will be able
to populate the history+overview from a headers feed and get the articles
on demand with a NNTP pseudo-spool method.
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