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[leafnode-list] Re: Backup copy of the spool

On 2009-05-14, Matthias Andree wrote:

> Am 12.05.2009, 13:24 Uhr, schrieb Adam Funk <a24061@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

>> Doesn't `texpire -r` fix the hard links?
> Yes, it does (1.11.7 , thanks for the pointer. Running texpire -r before
> calling any other leafnode program is essential though.

I'm sure I learned it from you first!

> I had to check first if it will properly resort things and supports moving
> paths (I was no longer sure if that was part of the fix), and apparently
> it does. I haven't checked crossposts though.

I did copy a whole /var/spool/news from one disk to another last
year.  I can't remember what cp options I used, but I ran `texpire -r`
immediately afterwards (I think it took quite a while) and everything
was OK after that.

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