Re: converting Unix mbox to hypermail archive

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2000 07:56:38 +0200 (MET DST)
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On Thu, 17 Aug 2000, Lee Rothfarb wrote:

> Decided to try and convert some Unix mboxes to hypermail format, so used
> the hypermail -m command with the various other options (-d -l -b -a -c).
> Instead of the result being a directory containing a series of HTML files
> numbered from 0000.html onward, I ended up with a dir. containing one
> large HTML file (0000.html) containing all of the messages in the Unix
> mbox, strung one after the other. Either that's the way the command
> works, or I did something wrong. If the latter, can someone tell me how
> to convert the mboxes properly?

Unless you use the -1 switch to force hypermail into treating the mailbox as a single mail, it is not how hypermail should behave.

You might have found a bug.

There are corrections in the CVS that adjust some bugs that could lead to this effect. I've been waiting for a new release of hypermail for quite a while now...

      Daniel Stenberg - - +46-705-44 31 77
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