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[leafnode-list] Re: texpire deleting more articles than it should

Am 10.09.2011 23:29, schrieb John Wiegley:
>>>>>> 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
> duplicated messages.

Thanks, I'll have to look at that.

> These articles didn't come from a download, but from in.coming.

To narrow down the problem: were there copies of articles already ion
the spool (duplicates) in in.coming/?
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