[Mailman-Users] Delete message in large mbox

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Tue Feb 26 04:14:30 CET 2008

On 2/25/08, Odieresis [Gmail] wrote:

>  I didn't do any changes yet, I was working on other projects.
>  Vim is a new utility for me, but there's a useful guide I can use to do
>  what I need for now. Your example makes me think I have to worry about
>  the future growth of the mailbox and how to handle it with different
>  utilities I don't know.

You do want to break the raw archive file periodically -- as in move 
the old archive file aside and start a new one, then reload Mailman. 
You don't want the file to grow so large that it can't be edited.

>  Do you think there is an easier way to do these cleanings? A sort of
>  webmail interface?

Mailman does not currently have any such tools, no.

Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
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