Re: list archiver
On Tue, Feb 02, 1999 at 11:35:57PM -0800, Guy Maor wrote:
> Thanks to the debian weekly news articles, I noticed that Darren is
> looking into new list archiving software. Serendipitously, I was
> playing around with mhonarc this morning. I fixed the bug with
> Wichert's messages, and I made it generate split indices.
> I think I can just regenerate new indices and Wichert's messages, but
> I might have to regenerate the whole thing. That would be a terrific
> hit on the mirrors, so we would then have several options:
> + Just keep the last year or so of messages.
No I one of the cool things about Debian is how open it is, and how you can read
mailing list archives way back.
> + Convert all the messages but only a little bit at a time.
I'd vote for this one, convert a month or few a day.
Speaking as mirror site.
Dehydration - 34%, Recollection of previous evening - 2%, embarrassment
factor - 91%. Advise repair schedule:- off line for 36 hours, re-boot
startup disk, and replace head - wow, what a night!
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