History File over 2GB

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Sep 2 16:54:13 UTC 2002

bill davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> writes:

> The problem being that readers are not all smart. I'm fighting a problem
> right now related to this, the article should vanish from overview or
> some clients will try to fetch the article and give the user some "not
> available" status. Ideally I'd like the overview and LISTGROUP to agree
> and match the actualy available articles. Currently that's not the case
> with most servers, and I'm not sure it could be done with INN unless you
> have nnrpd read the overview and edit it, rather than grab and send.

If you set nnrpdcheckart to true in inn.conf, nnrpd will verify the
existence of the articles at the time of LISTGROUP or XOVER and only send
lines for those articles that are actually present in the spool.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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