inn-stable on HP/UX

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed May 26 07:06:53 UTC 2004

Heath Kehoe <hakehoe at> writes:

> I had not run any version of INN since 2.3.something on HP/UX until just
> recently, when I built STABLE and fired it up.  It looks to be working
> correctly, with one exception:  The history.hash and history.index files
> are not getting updated on-disk by innd (the modified time-stamps aren't
> changing (or changing sporadically), and lookups via nnrpd or
> grephistory are failing).

Well, at the least, it looks like putcore in lib/dbz.c needs to call
msync.  That will cause INN to sync the .hash and .index files to disk
every five minutes (DEFAULT_TIMEOUT).  I'm not sure if that fully solves
the problem, though; five minutes is a longish delay.

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