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[leafnode-list] Re: Fetchnews process takes very long


Matthias Andree writes:

> Torsten Bronger schrieb am 2008-10-25:
>> [...]
>> When I hear the heavy I/O on the hard disk, those last lines are
>> already written.  So this "update overview data" seems to be the
>> cause.
> Yup. You can have that synchronously when adding -w to the command
> line.

I found the root problem.  I post-process all news files, and I
didn't know about texpire's -f option.  Now I added it (just the

bronger@wilson:~$ sudo su news -c "/usr/sbin/texpire -f"
comp.lang.python: 33885 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 12679 kept
comp.text.tex: 10361 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 4896 kept
de.comp.text.tex: 6120 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 3064 kept
oecher.talk: 7024 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 2342 kept
oecher.flohmarkt: 6768 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 3584 kept
gmane.emacs.devel: 14104 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 4064 kept
alt.os.linux.ubuntu: 22584 articles deleted (0 duplicates), 8729 kept
message.id/: 101607 articles deleted, 121014 kept

I guess it will be much calmer now.  :-)


Torsten Bronger, aquisgrana, europa vetus
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