Tr: storage tokens duplications

Julien ÉLIE julien at trigofacile.com
Wed Aug 26 16:53:42 UTC 2009


I repost this mail, discarded by mailman.

----- Message d'origine ----- 
De : "Kamil "Jonca"" <kjonca at poczta.onet.pl>
À : <inn-workers at lists.isc.org>
Envoyé : mercredi 26 août 2009 13:28
Objet : storage tokens duplications


>
>
>
> My *guess* is that there is only four hex digits descibings position of
> article in *.CAF file.
> Since there were posted ~200 000 articles into single .CF file, "number
> overflow occured", and number were reused. But, its only my gues.
>
>
> Below copy of my message posted to news.software.nntp
> =======================================================
>
> Recently I have to recreate my local spool from archives.
> Archives are set of bzipped files in rnews format.
> so recreating were something like  for q in *.bz2; do bzip2 -dc $q;
> done|rnews -N -v
>
> Then I noticed something strange in my history file:
>
> %head -n 1000000 /var/lib/news/history|cut -f 3 |grep "@04" |sort |
> uniq -c|sort -nr |head -n 10
>      2 @0401004A94E8057000000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056F00000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056E00000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056D00000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056C00000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056B00000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056A00000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056900000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056800000000000000000000@
>      2 @0401004A94E8056700000000000000000000@
>
> Is this possible that storage tokens are duplicated?
> My storage.conf:
>
> method tradspool {
>        class: 0
>        newsgroups: local,local.*,control,control.*
> }
>
> method timecaf {
>        class: 1
>        newsgroups: *
> }
>
> KJ
>
> -- 
> Q:      How do you shoot a pink elephant?
> A:      Twist its trunk until it turns blue, then shoot it with
>        a blue-elephant gun.




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