Re: How big an archive can Mhonarc handle...

1999-03-31 06:49:35
Christopher Lindsey <lindsey(_at_)ncsa(_dot_)uiuc(_dot_)edu> writes:

I am using Mhonarc to archive a mail list. The current archive is now 5000

First, I was wondering if there is a practical limit to the size
of an archive mhonarc can handle (for performance reasons mainly).

It all depends on how long your users are willing to wait when they
load the main index page.  :)

I already use this:



Second I am now looking for "automatic" solutions to break this archive in
parts (on a per semester or per year basis).

If you're doing it based on time, your best be is either to have an
automatic job move the archives to a new directory, or if you're under
Unix, preprocess the messages with procmail or a similar mechanism.

I use procmail... 

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