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Re: [leafnode-list] Articles not expiring?

On Sun, 27 Jun 2004, Gerry Doris wrote:

> I've noticed that texpire has stopped expiring articles.  
> I still have some dated April 29 yet texpire runs nightly.  The cron
> report shows it has run correctly but hasn't located any articles to
> expire.  My leafnode config file hasn't been changed in months and is
> all defaults except for the first two entries (ie. my ISP's news server
> and the expire time which is equal to 30 days).
> I have manually run texpire with the r option and I've tried fetchnews
> with the f option.  

Do you mean texpire with the f option?
texpire without it works on the atime of the newsitems and things like
searching though old postings prevents them expiring, as do scripts which 
produce a list of newsgroup activity for the past n days

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