On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 04:34:56PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> >How much visibility do we have into the mhonarc database? We should be
> >able to come up with a simple redirector that would point the old
> >mhonarc URLs to URLs for the new system...
> <cough>database?</cough>
And here I thought the reason we used tho POS was because it was the
only archiver that used PostgreSQL as it's backend...

> It's a file system. It simply generates HTML (or in our case) PHP files 
> from each message in an mbox. That's one of the reasons for the monthly 
> break - without it, the directories would be unusably full of files.
> I the current URLs represent the month, and the ID of the message as it 
> comes out of the mbox I believe. We could probably write a script to 
> dump a list of message IDs, directories and mbox positions I imagine, 
> and then import that into a new database.
Yeah, if the files still resemble real emails then we can probably come
up with a way to pull the data in.

> It's been on my list to rewrite the whole archive system for a while for 
> various reasons. There is quite a bit of crossover with the patch 
> tracker I proposed so I was hoping to look at both together.

Let me know when you start on that...
Jim Nasby                                      [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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