[Dxspider-support] Sorry, this is a duplicate ???
Mike McCarthy, W1NR
lists at w1nr.net
Sat Jan 13 23:00:47 CET 2007
The easiest thing to do is add or slightly change the comment field when
sending the spot to make it NOT a duplicate.
From: dxspider-support-bounces at dxcluster.org
[mailto:dxspider-support-bounces at dxcluster.org] On Behalf Of Dirk Koopman
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 12:58 PM
To: The DXSpider Support list
Subject: Re: [Dxspider-support] Sorry, this is a duplicate ???
Tom Vavra wrote:
> The cmd/dx.pl module issues the error message when a call to Spots::dup
> returns an error. It looks like the variable $Spots::dupage (default
> 60 * 60) can be changed to shorten this period if you want.
> 73 Tom
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Alan D. Snyder <mailto:adsnyder at yardley.com>
> *To:* The DXSpider Support list
<mailto:dxspider-support at dxcluster.org>
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 13, 2007 3:25 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Dxspider-support] Sorry, this is a duplicate ???
> Tom - thanks. what module is the code in? - I didn't have the
> energy to grep the thing ...
> Tom Vavra wrote:
>> It looks like the message is sent when a dupe spot is issued by a
>> user within 60 minutes. If the dx, frequency, spotter, and first
>> 20 characters of the comment is identical to one originated within
>> 60 minutes it dumps it.
60 minutes is the period that was arrived at, after some debate, when it was
first put in. I am open to changing the default, however, people will need
to put their point of view to make it happen.
In the meantime set/var $Spots::dupage = 1800 will (for instance) set it to
30 mins. I would be not recommend it is set to much less, because some of
the looping periods that we occasionally get on the network can be as long
as 20 mins.
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