news.daily after crash
rra at stanford.edu
Sun Feb 16 02:15:30 UTC 2003
Artur Iwaniuk <A.Iwaniuk at elka.pw.edu.pl> writes:
> so, it works in this way..... hmmm but what about expire.lastlowmark ??
> does this file have something to do with case ?? or its role is nothing
> more than "logging" purpose ?
expireover generates that file and the active file is then reset to use
that low mark. expireover generates it from the low mark of overview
records for each group.
> morover, articles, i think, cannot be removed from history file, because
> they are still in spool dir. why expire could remove enties from history
> file without removing those articles from spool ?
Are you rebuilding the history database as well as overview with
makehistory? Maybe it's leaving articles out for some reason?
> could anyone tell me how to check if the "article" is present
> in history file ?
Run grephistory on its message ID.
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