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Dean Earley dean at earlsoft.co.uk
Fri Jul 12 09:04:34 UTC 2002


>
> In article
> <2982.193.237.255.89.1026306317.squirrel at webmail.earlsoft.co.uk>,
> 	"Dean Earley" <dean at earlsoft.co.uk> wrote;
>
> } Does that line in expire.ctl do it?
>
> It should.

Ok, I have now done this but...

Expire messages:
expireover start Fri Jul 12 09:23:08 BST 2002: ( -z/var/log/news/expire.rm
-Z/var/log/news/expire.lowmark)
    Article lines processed       21
    Articles dropped               0
    Overview index dropped         0
expireover end Fri Jul 12 09:23:08 BST 2002
lowmarkrenumber begin Fri Jul 12 09:23:09 BST 2002:
(/var/log/news/expire.lowmark)
lowmarkrenumber end Fri Jul 12 09:23:10 BST 2002
expire begin Fri Jul 12 09:23:40 BST 2002: (-v1)
    Article lines processed       63
    Articles retained             55
    Entries expired                8
    Old entries dropped            0
    Old entries retained           3
expire end Fri Jul 12 09:23:41 BST 2002
        all done Fri Jul 12 09:23:41 BST 2002

That looks like it is still expiring something.
Or am I missing something?

ps, the expire.ctl line is:
*:A:1:never:never

does this affect it?
/remember/:10

can I set that to never?

Thanks again for your help

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