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From: Erik Colson <>
To: Eric Abrahamsen <>
Subject: Re: nnvirtual counts messages but gives an error
Date: Thu, 05 May 2022 20:42:21 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Eric Abrahamsen's message of "Thu, 05 May 2022 08:13:07 -0700")

Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:

> Oh yuck, this lead me to the "FIX FIX FIX" code comment in nnvirtual:
> nnvirtual-retrieve-headers forces gnus-use-cache to t when it calls back
> to gnus-retrieve-headers. So it's insisting you use the cache, even if
> you have that set to nil. This code is at least 25 years old, and I
> would need to spend a bit of time with it to understand why it's doing
> this. Probably I should open a bug report and see if Lars still
> remembers what's going on there.
> Another reason to use nnselect instead!

OK, I removed the nnvirtual group and leave gnus-use-cache to nil, so
another reason to debug the nnselect expiry bug ;)

erik colson

      reply	other threads:[~2022-05-05 18:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-04 12:51 Erik Colson
2022-05-04 17:10 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2022-05-04 21:53   ` Erik Colson
2022-05-05  1:53     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2022-05-05  9:59       ` Erik Colson
2022-05-05 15:13         ` Eric Abrahamsen
2022-05-05 18:42           ` Erik Colson [this message]

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