inn-stable on HP/UX

Heath Kehoe hakehoe at avalon.net
Wed May 26 07:41:10 UTC 2004


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On May 26, 2004, at 2:06, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Heath Kehoe <hakehoe at avalon.net> 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.
>

Yea, it's a good idea to do that, anyway, especially for those systems 
where
MMAP_NEEDS_MSYNC is set by configure.

But, IMHO, it needs to be fixed so that all accesses to history use 
mmap.

- - heath
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