[RFC] LKML Archive in Maildir Format

Joey Pabalinas joeypabalinas at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 16:55:26 EST 2018

On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 02:55:05PM -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 09:21:35AM -1000, Joey Pabalinas wrote:
> > That was my first attempt, but the ducumentation for the public-inbox
> > format is sort of terrible, 
> I'm surprised you think so, because it's basically a simple file called
> "m" that is updated on each commit and contains the body of the
> message.
> > and after a few hours trying to convert it to Maildir I just gave up.
> It's as easy as something like this:
> for commit in $(git rev-list master); do:
>   git show $commit:m > maildir/new/$commit
> done
> You have to do it per each of the shards for the complete archive.

Ah dang, I was trying to use stuff like ssoma to split it, no wonder it
didn't work.  Not sure why I didn't think to try any git commands...

Well, at least now I know, ha. Thanks!

Joey Pabalinas
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