news.daily and dropped innfeed files

Petr Novopashenniy pety at
Mon Apr 27 12:15:25 UTC 2009

Good day, Jeffrey!

On Mon, 27 Apr 2009, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:

JMV> On Sun, 26 Apr 2009, Russ Allbery wrote:
JMV> > The only tricky part, which is what always stopped me from automating
JMV> > something, was that you have to be sure the old innfeed is dead before
JMV> > you can process the *.dropped file.
JMV> Hmmm.
JMV> My recollection is that people have put this in cron in some fashion, so 
JMV> we may as well make it possible to do right.
JMV> What do you think about just restarting innfeed once a day as a way to 
JMV> avoid taht issue?

You propose to forcibly restart innfeed every day?
This is not a good idea..

JMV> -- 
JMV> Jeffrey M. Vinocur
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