Dean Earley dean at
Wed Jul 10 13:05:17 UTC 2002

> In article
> <2769. at>,
> 	"Dean Earley" <dean at> wrote;
> } I guess its timehash :o)
> Right.
> } I have no idea about the overview method though. Where would I check it?
> You should find it in inn.conf(ovmethod).
> } ps, this is an redhat 7.2 RPM install, so almost everything is set to
those } defaults.
> I assume tradindexed if it's default setting.

That it is.

> Then, it's necessary to backup under $pathoverview,
> $pathdb and $patharticles for your case.

pathdb:                 /var/lib/news
patharticles:           /var/spool/news/articles
pathoverview:           /var/spool/news/overview

Once I've reinstalled it, what will I need to change to stop it expiring
posts? I'd like to keep them idefinately if possible.
Does that line in expire.ctl do it?

Thanks again

Dean Earley AKA IZS (dean at

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