Validate history file contents.

Christiaan den Besten chris at
Wed Apr 26 21:30:52 UTC 2006

Hi !

> Indeed. What's your storage method? Your "groupbaseexpiry" setting in
> inn.conf and your expire.ctl?

grep "groupba" inn.conf
groupbaseexpiry:        true
grep -vE "^#|^$" expire.ctl
>> Is there any way to 'validate' the contents of the history file ...
>> too see if it doesn't contain entries of articles that are no longer
>> on the spool
> You can extract the token from the history file and ask sm whether the
> article is really still present.

How do I do that?
> Another explanation: Your history file is damaged and therefore not
> re-written by expire. You should see error message about that though.

I checked the news.err file .. no errors ... 


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