BUG: in expire in v2.4.2-STABLE-20050315

Todd Olson tco2 at cornell.edu
Mon Apr 11 21:23:58 UTC 2005

Hi Russ

At 11:12 -0700 2005-04-11, Russ Allbery wrote:
>It's a misleading documentation problem.  X isn't a flag to use by itself;
>it should be used in conjunction with some other flag, like:
>    *warez*:AX:1:1:1

Thanks for the clarification.

>I'll fix the documentation.  Note that the patterns in expire.ctl match
>newsgroups that are being expired, not the contents of the Newsgroups
>header of articles, so that line will have no affect unless you carry
>newsgroups matching the pattern "*warez*".

Fortunately I was not confused on this point ... it is just
that my active file is way to big and messy and I have not had
time to prune it appropriately.


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