[Mailman-Users] Importing Archives Not Working

Glenn Sieb ges+lists at wingfoot.org
Sat Mar 4 01:09:51 CET 2006

Karl Zander said the following on 3/3/2006 6:48 PM:
> I will have to look carefully at that mbox format.  There 
> are definately messages in it.  Thunderbird reads it OK, 
> but maybe Thunderbird is more forgiving of mbox 
> formatting.  The messages orginated in Lyris ListManger. 
>  They have a script to export to mbox format.

If you have mutt installed on the system, try:

mutt -f /location/of/mbox.file

And see if mutt can read the file.

> New messages sent to the list get appended to the end of 
> the mbox file OK and do display in the archive.

Do the new messages look any different then the earlier messages do?


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