Jim C. Nasby wrote:
On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 04:34:56PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
And here I thought the reason we used tho POS was because it was the
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...
only archiver that used PostgreSQL as it's backend...
You're thinking of the old search engine.
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.
Yeah, if the files still resemble real emails then we can probably come
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.
up with a way to pull the data in.
We have all the mbox files, so we can import them from there as raw
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...
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