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[leafnode-list] Re: Fetchnews process takes very long
Torsten Bronger schrieb am 2008-10-26:
> 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. :-)
Maybe. If you're courageous, you may want to try leafnode-2, which
updates XOVER earlier (i. e. while articles are fetched), rather than in
a separate pass as leafnode-1 does.
Individual leafnode-2 versions are stable, but I don't promise that
every detail remains compatible between snapshots, hence "alpha".
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