Storage method advice

Mike Zanker mike at
Wed Jul 14 15:40:39 UTC 2004

On 14 July 2004 09:28 -0400 Jonathan Arnold <jdarnold at> 

> I'm setting up a small, private news server (FreeBSD) and was
> wondering what the current thinking is on the storage and overview
> methods is. I was thinking of going with 'timecaf' for storage and
> 'ovdb' for the overview method, but was a little concerned with the
> warnings about being more untested than the other methods, as
> mentioned in INSTALL. Is this still true?

I've been using timecaf on a reader box with 58,000 groups and 30 days 
of history for a couple of months without any problems. I'm still using 
a tradindexed overview, though.



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