news.daily and dropped innfeed files

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Mon Apr 27 11:10:10 UTC 2009

On Sun, 26 Apr 2009, Russ Allbery wrote:

> The only tricky part, which is what always stopped me from automating
> something, was that you have to be sure the old innfeed is dead before
> you can process the *.dropped file.


My recollection is that people have put this in cron in some fashion, so 
we may as well make it possible to do right.

What do you think about just restarting innfeed once a day as a way to 
avoid taht issue?

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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