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cswiger at mac.com
Thu Dec 9 10:17:16 PST 2004
John Von Essen wrote:
> A few years ago I remember being able to download (from freebsd ftp
> server) mail spool files for the entire years worth of messages for a
> given mailing list. I would periodically, download these, parse them with
> a perl script and generate a file-based directory structure of all the
> message to search on.
> Can you still download these? I was on ftp2.freebsd.org looking around and
> I didn't see them anywhere.
FreeBSD is now using Mailman for many lists, which keeps an archive at:
That mbox file is 244MB in size, so I think that is what you are looking for.
Otherwise, consider mailing <postmaster at freebsd.org> directly with your
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