[Mailman-Users] search engine? archiving old messages?

Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham at VData.co.uk
Fri Sep 8 10:48:26 CEST 2000

sclark at rwii.com said:
> Can a search engine be hooked up to a mailman email archive?  Would I
> be exploring new territory to attempt to do so, or have others blazed
> a trail? 

In contrast to Mr Lawrence I am using the inbuilt pipermail archiver 
with htdig, which seems work passably well.

You *do* want to add this patch which prevents the indexer indexing the 
tables of contents and other cruft which then gives you lost of false 
positives on searches.

An example of this form of configuration can be seen at

- follow the Mailing Lists link

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