[Mailman-Users] Using Google Search Appliance With Mailman Archives?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Oct 5 17:49:36 CEST 2012

Jon Forrest wrote:

>What I've found is that the archive for
>each list is in /var/lib/mailman/archives/private/listname,
>and in this directory are
>	1) a directory for each month containing the messages
>	submitted during the month in HTML format.
>	2) a file for each month containing all the messages
>	for the month in text format concatenated together.
>I'm trying to figure out the best way to search the archive
>with a GSA. I'm worried that if I search #1 I'll find what
>I want but it will be in HTML format which won't be very
>easy to read.

Actually, the message portion of an HTML archive file is just plain
text surrounded by <pre>, </pre> tags so it is easy to read.

>Has anybody worked through these issues with a GSA? I'd be
>interested in hearing how you did it.

Not with a GSA, but see the FAQs at <http://wiki.list.org/x/MoA9> and

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