[Mailman-Users] Generating list archive from a mbox file

Nitin Bhadauria nitin.bhadauria at tetrain.com
Thu Jul 3 09:08:29 CEST 2008

Please don't say that there is no way to get the archive back because i
have to get them any how, even if i need to create whole archive manually.

But i don't want to wast that much of time. That why i am looking for an
other option.

> On 7/3/08, Nitin Bhadauria wrote:
>>  My list administrator disable list archiving by mistake from last three
>>  month and now he want them back.
>>  As we know mailman save mails in mbox formate and from that file it
>>  generate archive regularly.
> Only if archiving is turned on.  If archiving is turned off, then the
> mbox files are not kept, and no archives are created.
>>  So i take all the mails that we want to upload on the list and save
>> them
>>  in mbox format and generate archive manually with the help of
>> 'bin/arch'.
>>  It dose work it generate archive of those three mount on the list there
>>  are some problem in the archive mail there attachment are not working
>> and
>>  some mails lost there body and some text are unreadable.
> That's normal.  When you try to take messages after they've been
> munged and re-build an mbox format "raw" archive to be processed by
> bin/arch, there's going to be some strange problems.  There's just no
> way around that, since the original content has been forever lost.
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