expire.ctl question

Gary Lopez gary at catapult.com
Tue Apr 25 17:28:10 UTC 2006

Sorry, I am still in the learning process. Yes I am using tradspool 
storage and tradindexed overview. I said expire because when I go back 
into the newsgroup after a news.daily has completed, the messages say 
"Expire - this message is no longer available. Please click to remove 
old articles".

Gary D Lopez
Unix Systems Administrator
Catapult Communications
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Mountain View, CA 94041
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Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, Gary Lopez wrote:
>> Whenever I run news.daily, my articles expire. The problem is I never 
>> want them to and so I have to run a "makehistory -O" every time to make 
>> them visible again. The setting in my expire.ctl for that newsgroup is 
>> as such:
>> catapult.group1:A:never:never:never
>> catapult.group2:A:never:never:never
> I'm a little confused here.  If expire truly is expiring the articles, 
> they'd be gone from the disk entirely and you wouldn't be able to make 
> them reappear simply by rebuilding the databases.
> I'm assuming you're using tradspool storage and tradindexed overview, but 
> please say so if that's not the case.

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