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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode-1.10.x texpire "relinked message" problem

On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 19:58:22 +0200, you wrote:

> I don't currently see how, other than by another application that
> considers /var/spool/news its own, an undetected file system corruption
> or through a kernel bug, texpire would fail.
> I have read the code four times, run texpire under valgrind and strace
> supervision, the Message-ID file and relinking stuff seems to be fine.
> Please let me know what you find.

I think (it is not tested yet) that it is fetchnews. Activating
fetchnews during a texpire run will unlink all "mids" files, before
bailing out because it cannot aquire the lock. 

The calling sequence is main->initvars->createmsgiddir->log_unlink

Does that make sense?

Rein Klazes
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