Tradspool recovery

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Mon Jan 14 04:46:29 UTC 2002

On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Katsuhiro Kondou wrote:

> In article <Pine.LNX.4.33.0201132256440.12161-100000 at>,
> 	"Jeffrey M. Vinocur" <jeff at> wrote;
> } I wiped overview and ran makehistory.  It proceeded to go into an infinite
> } loop in ov3.c at
> Did you also wipe $pathoverview/group.index?

Yes, `rm -rf ~news/overview/*`

But just to be sure I did it again and now it appears to be working.  Very
odd.  Oh well.

It makes sense, though; it was on the first group in the active file
(before, when it was infinite looping)

#0  0x805b829 in GROUPfind (group=0x807c0e8 "control") at ov3.c:243
#1  0x805b911 in tradindexed_groupadd (group=0x807c0e8 "control", lo=72,
    hi=73, flag=0x807c106 "n") at ov3.c:276
#2  0x804d8c3 in OVgroupadd (group=0x807c0e8 "control", lo=72, hi=73,
    flag=0x807c106 "n") at ov.c:187
#3  0x804b64d in OverAddAllNewsgroups () at makehistory.c:791
#4  0x804ba45 in main (argc=9, argv=0xbffff4d4) at makehistory.c:919

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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