retrieving expired messages

Nicholas Geovanis nickgeo at
Fri May 10 19:01:41 UTC 2002

On Fri, 10 May 2002, Bill Tangren wrote:

> I am using tradspool. I got the files from backup tape, adjusted the 
> file numbers in 'active', shut down the server, ran 'makehistory', ran 
> 'makedbz', and then restarted the server. I **still** can't see those 
> old files in my news client. This is very frustrating. What am I doing 
> wrong?

Are you sure that the overview databases got rebuilt? Makehistory does
that too, but I don't think it makes them by default.

> Bill

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