Frank Ch. Eigler
Tue Aug 16 22:10:58 GMT 2022
> It turns out public-inbox does support importing a full mbox in one
> go. But it doesn't have a nice binary for it yet. There is however
> scripts/import_vger_from_mbox in upstream git which is easily adapted
> (just remove the vger specific filtering).
This is already 99% done for the sourceware mailing lists.
> Note this is V2 plus full indexing and includes and extra historical
Is there a need for "full" indexing as opposed to "basic"? I don't
see why we'd need another text search engine for this stuff, we
already have. The basic "v1" with basic indexing seems fine and
effective for web and nntp.
> I don't have a solution for keeping the archive up to date. [...]
We can hack a postfix->|mailman and |inbox-mda alias-fork
and dual pipe delivery for each mailing list.
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