Re: [hypermail] large mboxes.

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 16:09:22 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <> (Matthew Bealing) writes:
>we receive lots of emails with large attachments that hypermail is used as a
>frontend to browse.
>At the moment we end up storing the messages and attachments twice, once in
>the mbox and once in the hypermail system.
>Is there a way of deleting the messages from the mbox? or does hypermail
>depend on keeping a complete mbox.

 Hypermail depends on a complete mailbox unless you use the incremental option and send it only messages which aren't yet in the html archive.  I generally recommend keeping the mbox if you use the incremental option in case you want to regenerate the html using a new version or configuration of Hypermail, but that's not overly important since you can mostly recreate the mbox (with some changes in formatting) via

Peter McCluskey          | Free Jon Johansen! | 
Received on Thu 12 Dec 2002 02:08:28 AM GMT

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