On October 23, 2000 at 19:49, Erik Rossen wrote:
I have a bit of a problem. We were using Mhonarc to keep an online
archive of the messages of our LUG and one black day our server died. The
msg*.html files and indexes had been properly backed up, but we lost the
Has anyone already written a tool to turn Mhonarc archives back into mbox
Not that I am aware of.
If such a tool does not exist I'll write it myself, but I would rather not
re-invent the wheel. I've looked on Freshmeat and in the Mhonarc FAQ, but
The tool is non-trivial since dealing with attachments is the ugly
part, and there will always be some loss of information (which may
be acceptable in your case).
As a start, look at mhmsgfile.pl that is part of the MHonArc distribution
(used by mha-dbrecover).