[Mailman-Users] Spontaneous spillover at a certain cue
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Aug 10 04:04:40 CEST 2007
Dennis Carr writes:
> Note how in this case on the second message there seems to be a line
> missing - as near as we can tell, if it hits a paragraph that starts
> with the word "From", it cuts off, starts a new archive file, and
> eliminates that first line from the new archive file.
That's Unix mbox format. See http://www.jwz.org/doc/content-length.html
for the expletives-retained explanation of why things are done this
way. Use the bin/cleanarch script to mangle those lines.
See also FAQs 3.36 and 3.63:
There are plans in the works to improve the archiving system in the
future; pipermail is not industrial-strength, and never was intended
to be. That said it has proved to be very usable.
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