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[leafnode-list] Re: texpire deleting more articles than it should
>>>>> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@xxxxxx> writes:
> So something on your computer has broken the hard links.
> Does Git handle and restore hard links? I never bothered to check because I
> never needed such a functionality. If Git instead handles a hard linked
> file as two separate files that happen to have identical content, it would
> store it quite efficiently (because the delta is null which compresses quite
> well too) but break leafnode's spool.
Git isn't modifying anything within the working tree. I even told it to
ignore the /message.id/ directory.
> Have you ever copied or moved the spool?
I put a ton of articles into in.coming and using "fetchnews" to read them into
local groups. It was this process that failed to establish hard links for the
> Restored things from backup?
> Or upgraded from an older leafnode version without running texpire -r?
I upgraded to 2.x, but did texpire -r first thing.
> Typically fetchnews will NOT download duplicates (that can happen if you
> upgrade from leafnode-1 or across particular bug fixes in ancient leafnode-2
These articles didn't come from a download, but from in.coming.
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