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Re: [leafnode-list] Problems expiring

>>>>> "Cornelius" == Cornelius Krasel <krasel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:


    Cornelius> texpire -f does not honour the mtime, but only the time
    Cornelius> when the article was actually downloaded. This is
    Cornelius> necessary, for example, when you do regular backups of
    Cornelius> your newsspool, since most backup software will modify
    Cornelius> the mtime of the article files.

    Cornelius> texpire does not care how many articles are in a group.

    Cornelius> Some of this is also explained in the documentation to
    Cornelius> leafnode (in the README file, section TROUBLESHOOTING,
    Cornelius> problem "texpire does not expire articles".

I've read that section. It says run texpire -f.
Been there, done that. So to speak.

Doesn't help bleeding muchly.
I've still got a single message from May 24th although
the group expire parameter is set to five days.

Martin Skjöldebrand
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