Re: [hypermail] gdbm problems when removing messages

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 07:00:29 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <> (G G Papazoglou) writes:
>I use gdbm just because I use folder_by_date. How can I remove a message from a list and continue to use
>incremental updates? If trying to do so hypermail complains that I
>should remove .hm2index. If I do that, it doesn't work!! I just want
>to be able to remove a message.

 Find the message number by looking at the filename or url, and then add something like this to your ~/.hmrc file:

delete_msgnum = <message_number>

 You might also want to look at the delete_level option to control how fully the message is removed from the archive.

Peter McCluskey          | Free Jon Johansen! | 
Received on Wed 29 May 2002 04:05:10 PM GMT

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