Re: Help sought

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 15:35:24 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <> (Daniel Stenberg) writes:
>On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, Larry W. Virden wrote:
>> What I would like to be able to find is a program that would allow me to
>> generate a list of the subject lines of (and pathnames or links to) the
>> new HTML files that have been created in the last N days.
>> The problem is that after hypermail completes, all html files have been
>> touched, so I can't just look at the modification dates on the html files
>> themselves.
>Well of course it needs to, since links may need to get updated etc.
>I suggest you keep a list of existing files and after each time you run
>hypermail you compare the list with the new set of files.

 For archives that have a search engine that reports the file modification date, you really want something better than that. I've written a Perl script to change the modification dates to what is found in the sent or isosent comment fields:

 I encourage you to add this to the contrib directory.

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Received on Tue 04 Apr 2000 12:38:41 AM GMT

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