[Bug 256238] periodic: remove obsolete news.expire

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Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 10:00:45 +0000
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=256238

            Bug ID: 256238
           Summary: periodic: remove obsolete news.expire
           Product: Base System
           Version: 13.0-STABLE
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Only Me
          Priority: ---
         Component: bin
          Assignee: bugs_at_FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: nilsjohannsen_at_gmx.de

Created attachment 225351
  --> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=225351&action=edit
git commit to remove news.expire from periodic

Together with the initial import of 386BSD 0.1 in 1993 the daily execution of
/etc/news.expire was invented (see commit 1bf9d5d9518e).
This excution was maintained throughout and transferred accordingly to periodic
in 1997, resulting in daily/330.news (see e.g. commit 28dce04d1975).

But as far as I see there was nevery any /etc/news.expire existing.
I also asked several people but none was able to explain me what news.expire
could be or was at any time...

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