expires news in the
news system, one article file (=10 articles, compile time default)
at a time.
always leaves behind at least one article file, so that newly
entered articles will have numbers not overlapping previously used
numbers. As an exception if the expiration age is set to 0,
then even this last file will be expired and subsequent article
numbers will start from the beginning.
You will need to be root or own /var/spool/sn to run
Output a line for each article expired. The format of this line is
the same as for
named on the command line. Each newsgroup may be preceded by
to control the expiration age.
is of the form
is a number, followed by one of the characters
representing hours, days, weeks, months and years. The default for
is a compile-time fixed. Each
applies to the next newsgroup only, any newsgroups after that one
get default treatment unless overridden by another