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[leafnode-list] Re: Fetchnews process takes very long
Peter J Ross writes:
> On Saturday 18 October 2008 10:31:51 Torsten Bronger wrote:
>> I run fetchnews as a cron job every 10 minutes. Every other hour
>> or so, it takes *much* longer than usual (15 minutes instead of
>> approx 40 seconds). I suspect that it does some sort of database
>> cleanup at this time.
> The "database cleanup" is performed by texpire (man 8
> texpire). The frequency is controlled by cron.
In "top", the expensive process calls itself "fetchnews". I think
texpire is called only once per day or so.
>> Or, can I tell fetchnews which groups I really won't want to read
> If you delete groups from /var/spool/news/interesting.groups/ (or
> wherever the "interesting.groups" directory appears in your
> installation), leafnode will stop fetching messages.
I knew this directory but I needed confirmation that removing
something there is enough. Thank you!
Torsten Bronger, aquisgrana, europa vetus
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