Re: [hypermail] How to split the archives into months?

From: William R. Knox <>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 11:14:05 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <>

I have lines similar to the following in my hmrc files which split the files up into separate directories based on date:

dir = /path/to/the/archives/%M-%y

This creates a new directory every month. Is this what you need?

			Bill Knox
			Senior Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
			The MITRE Corporation

On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Paul F. Williams wrote:

> Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 17:38:34 -0600
> From: Paul F. Williams <>
> To:
> Subject: [hypermail] How to split the archives into months?
> I am trying to get hypermail to separate postings
> by month and year but I am not having much success.
> We have been running hypermail for a number of years on an
> AIX system but I wasn't able to compile the latest version of
> hypermail on the system so decided to move to a new system.
> The system is Redhat Linux 7.2.
> I have hypermail 2.1.6 installed and it appears to work.
> I am using the method
> test-list-archives:"|/usr/local/bin/hypermail -i -u -c
> /home/hypermail/test.rc -d /var/www/html/archives/test-list -l \"Test List
> Archive\" "
> but it doesn't seem to do anything other than the old method
> with author, subject etc.
> I created the rc file by running hypermail > test.rc
> then modified a number of entries according to the docs
> I could find.
> Am I missing something.
> We do not have the emails in an mbox format but process them as they
> come in. This has led to a problem on the AIX system with huge
> number of messages being indexed.
> Another question.
> If one has a huge indexed list (no mbox file) is there a way
> to delete some messages? Or is it possible to redo the directory
> archive so one can separate postings into year/month sections.
> Thanks
> paulw
Received on Fri 14 Feb 2003 06:11:10 PM GMT

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