RE: [hypermail] How to specify relative paths?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 08:47:05 +0100 (MET)
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On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, Tom von Alten wrote:

> > There is no current option to hypermail that let you select this
> > behaviour. Personally, I think it is a good idea to add. The
> > "/xxx/yyy/" piece would probably be customizable in the config file.
> If this were implemented with the subdirectory names as variables, it
> suggests a simple date subdivision scheme. Let the archive directory be
> archivename/$yyyy/$mm/
> for example, and have monthly archives, let it be
> archivename/$yyyy/
> for annual archives.

Yes, that makes perfect sense. The variables should be substituted with the actual information found in the mail, not the system time at the time of invocation.

> AFAIK, we still have only ad hoc solutions for this problem, and none
> that are "ready to run" in the distribution itself.

You're right. Every single person who runs hypermail has to come up with their own work-around that works for them...

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