[Mailman-Users] maximum size of mailman .mbox files

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Aug 18 01:39:15 CEST 2005

At 2:59 PM -0500 2005-08-17, Stephen S Kelley wrote:

>  I'm wondering how large one can let the mailman .mbox files grow safely. One
>  has grown to 428MB with no sign of problems. I am able to rebuild the
>  archive though it takes a while.

	There is no built in limit to mailbox size within Mailman.

>                                   I'm running mailman 2.1.5 on fedora2 and
>  the box has ample resources. Are there any OS problems a 2GB?

	Dunno.  But you'd be more likely to get an answer to your 
question if you used resources appropriate to your OS.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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