Problem with 2.3.4 and overview

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Aug 25 17:29:11 UTC 2003

patricks <patricks at> writes:

> overchan backlogs to spool/outgoing if i'm not mistaking.  What does inn
> do when when you don't use overchan? Does it dump the overview data
> somewhere or does it delay inn?

It delays INN so that the overview data is written synchronously.

> I've read overchan isn't as reliable as the internal inn functionality
> anymore. If a feed is delayed by overview write as shown in innreport
> (31%) can it be wise to enable overchan? Especially in a multi-processor
> environment?

I've never used overchan, so unfortunately I'm not sure what the right
thresholds are.

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