Downloadable mailinglist archives

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Oct 24 17:17:20 PDT 2000


>From now on you can download the mailinglist archives as mbox files. They're 
available from both http and ftp 
protocols available on that host.

These files are updated twice a day when the mailinglist update script runs 
(at 12am and 12pm  EST - it'll be more like 12:30am/12:30pm before the 
downloadable files are updated because the online archives are updated first).

The biggets file is lfsdiscuss.bz2 being 3.1MB. Unpacked it gives you a 22MB 
archive. The othere lists are a lot smaller (a tenth or smaller the size of 

They're not mentioned yet on the website but that will be done soon. I 
already put lfs-hints on the main website, and these downloadable mailinglist 
archives but I haven't uploaded the website to yet. I'm 
making some final changes. I plan to upload it if not tonight then tomorrow 

Gerard Beekmans

-*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-

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