On June 2, 1998 at 23:33, "Christopher P. Lindsey" wrote:
If everything is successful, it could cycle through the list and rename
to their "true" names. If an error is encountered, the files would be
I am not sure how much this will help.
My thinking is that it might prevent corruption for real-time archives.
I do real-time archiving myself, and sometimes the web pages get totally
messed up and I have to go in and rebuild them. It would be better if
the list just appeared slow, but there were no dead links, etc.
I did not finish my thought, I was rushed. What I wanted to say
is is that if a problem occurs while mhonarc runs, your method
will only help to preserve the last good state. To correct the
problem, may take some manual work.
I have been contemplated some utilities for the next release to help in
archive maintenance and to make recovering from major errors easier.
The main one being a database reconstruction program from the