[Mailman-Users] compress full mbox files?
jeremyp at pobox.com
Thu Dec 12 21:05:55 CET 2002
On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 09:27, Karl Berry wrote:
> Back on November 18, 2001, Jackie Meese asked about gzipping the full
> mbox files in the mailman archive system:
> There was no answer that I could see.
> Is there an answer? The uncompressed file is many megabytes on active
> lists. This is not good either for disk space on the server, or for
> people who want to download it.
For a workaround that doesn't involve modifying mailman, consider
enabling mod_gzip or similar. This will compress it for the folks
downloading the archive, but won't help the disk space. (And obviously
it adds server CPU cycles.)
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