[Mailman-Users] How may I delete selected messages from archive?

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at west.sun.com
Mon Nov 27 21:42:41 CET 2000

"Bob Puff at NLE" wrote:
> I would want something like:
> delete messages older than _____ days, or
> delete messages older than date: ______
> Right now it's tough with a message being in 3 different places: its own html file, the mbox file, and an indexed file.  I can see the need for gigs of HD space for active lists.  A way to prune this is really needed.

Well, again:

1) rm the archives (except for the .mbox file)
2) edit the mbox file
3) run bin/arch

is not foolproof or trivial, but compared to other "log-reduction"
tools, it ain't bad.

But yes, I agree, a tool to do this would be nice.

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