rename newsgroups

Jeffrey M.Vinocur jeff at
Sun Oct 24 18:30:17 UTC 2004

On Oct 22, 2004, at 3:09 PM, JG wrote:

> makehistory: cannot write overview data
> "@05000000000500001A530000000000000000@"
> (approximately 30 times)
> are there other circumstances where this errors can occur? how can i
> find out which articles are still wrong?

There may be a reason for the error in the news.notice file.

You can find out which article is responsible by running

     ~news/bin/sm @05000000000500001A530000000000000000@

> the newsgroups *seem to work properly* so i dunno if i can ignore those
> errors...?

The only thing to be careful of is that some articles aren't missing 
from overview entirely.  Otherwise, no harm will come from this.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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