expirerm - remove articles that have been expired.
Expirerm is a script that removes a list of files. The specified file
lists the files. It is sorted, and then fed into a pipeline responsible
for doing the removal, normally fastrm(8) . If there seemed to be a
problem removing the files, then mail is sent to the news administrator.
If there were no problems, then file is renamed to
/var/log/news/expire.list) where it is kept (for safety) until the next
Written by Landon Curt Noll <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Rich $alz
expire(8) , fastrm(8)
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