INN 2.4.2 testing release

Russ Allbery rra at
Fri Dec 10 18:01:45 UTC 2004

Pavel V Knyazev <pasha at> writes:

> Yesterday i tried to to change the status of some nonmoderated groups to
> moderated. Just about 100 groups. It took about 10 minutes to do that.
> INN was eating 100% of CPU and producing a lot of innfeed processes.
> That was *very* similar if would try to "ctlinnd reload active" or "...
> reload newsfeeds". In the same time "ctlinnd newgroup ..." works 20
> times faster.

> This topic has been discussed a while ago here. I can't even change
> the status of newsgroups in throttled or paused mode.

Yes, ctlinnd changegroup causes newsfeeds to be re-read, which respawns
channel processes.  This has been a problem for ages and will not be fixed
in the next release.

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