expire does not purge junk group

Julien ÉLIE julien at trigofacile.com
Fri May 7 23:25:52 UTC 2010

Hi Andreas,

> This is daft, since not only did all articles now wind
> up in junk (wanttrash set to true in inn.conf), refeeding them will
> cause them to be rejected.
> This is strange to start with, since
> remembertrash: false
> in inn.conf - according to the manpage inn should not remember being
> confronted with this before?!?

An article accepted and fed into the junk newsgroup is recorded in the
history.  It is different than a rejected article (here, when wanttrash
is set to true, it means that articles posted to unknown articles are
no longer trash articles -- but malformed articles for instance are
still trash).

> I then tried to blow these 200 articles from the history-file by feeding
> /remember/:0
> junk:A:0:0:0
> into expire, also to no avail, the stuff is still lingering around. I
> acknowledge junk is some sort of pseudo-group, but supplying the "true"
> group name didn't help. And yes, groupbaseexpiry is set to true.

And the articles are still present in the history?
Mentioned by grephistory when using their message-ID?

Julien ÉLIE

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