Re: [hypermail] Installing problems

From: Martin Schulze <>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 16:37:15 +0100
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Michael Klötzing wrote:
> - copy a mailbox you have to a local file named "testmail"

> This will generate an archive under a newly created "testdir/"
> directory. Check it out with your favorite browser.
> I am working on a intel-pc with suse linux 8.1.I need hypermail just for local
> use to sort my mailinglists. My mailprgramm is KMail
> and it works fine.But I cannot copy a mailbox, for example /home/mk/Mail/
> suesmailinglist/cur, to the file testmail.To my opinion its not possible to
> copy a directory into a file and thats what my system tells me also.I can
> only create a directory called testmail, and when I say "sh ./testhm" it says
> file or directory not found.I am sure its a silly mistake i make but I cannnot
Oh, your problem is probably that you're using Maildir instead of classic Unix mbox files. The INSTALL file is talking about those files that are usually found in /var/mail/$LOGNAME .



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