[Mailman-Users] How to rebuild html archives from plaintext ?

helen helen at cc.huji.ac.il
Thu Apr 7 11:25:46 CEST 2005

On Thursday 07 April 2005 06:17, you wrote:
> helen wrote:
> >Thank you ! It appeared even easier than in the FAQ - just
> >
> >bin/arch <list_name>
> >
> >(it figured out by itself to use the archived text files instead of the
> > mbox file)
> Actually, the normal archiving process creates the cuumulative
> archives/private/listname.mbox/listname.mbox file as well as the
> monthly text files and that's what bin/arch used, but the bottom line
> is it worked.

*feels stupid* Indeed, the mbox contained the posts back to 2001 ! for some 
reason I had decided that the file is too small to contain all the postings - 
but apparently the list in question is very low-traffic.

> BTW, if you didn't use --wipe with bin/arch, you might want to check
> carefully in the monthly files for duplicates. If you have duplicates,
> you can just make a new, clean archive with the --wipe option.

Thank you ! 

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> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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