[Mailman-Users] mbox files in the archives

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Wed Sep 27 21:56:16 CEST 2006

Larry Johnson wrote:

>What is the role of the *.mbox files in the archives?  What would the
>effect be of removing one?  Of editing one (and removing older
>messages)? They seem to grow continually.  What is best practice for
>managing them?
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The mbox files are where the messages used to build the archive HTML 
files reside.

If you remove them or edit them, you would not be able to rebuild 
your archives the way they are if you ever had a need to do so.


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