Re: [hypermail] index page update

From: Tobias Weber <>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 16:47:51 +0100 (CET)
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On 18 Nov, Peter C. McCluskey wrote:

> It doesn't need to rewrite all the html files. Try putting a line that says:
> overwrite = 0

That does it, thanks. Maybe the documentation should be changed, "Set to 1 to make Hypermail overwrite existing archives by default" is a little misleading.

> I will look into whether a -m addthese.mbx can be made to work (or at very
> list warn the user if the mbox doesn't contain the old messages).

Or use an existing .hm2index to generate correct indices.

>>0111, 9912, <conting down>, 9904 (birthdate), 0001, <counting up>, 0110.

> It was assuming that the messages came in close enough to chronological
> order that the folders would be ordered reasonably. It sounds like your
> mbox is strangely ordered. I've checked in a change which should insure
> that they end up sorted from earliest to most recent.

Great, and it works for me. Thanks again.

  Tobias Weber
Received on Mon 19 Nov 2001 07:34:54 PM GMT

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