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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Danh Doan <>
Subject: Re: How to Extract public-inbox v2 to Maildir
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 06:05:42 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200426060542.GA15896@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Danh Doan <> wrote:
> To my surprise, it doesn't work because use version
> 2 of public-inbox's repository.


> Would it is easy (and desired) to have this in public-inbox, since
> I saw a notice that ssoma won't support v2.

If you like Maildir, there's l2md:

I guess it'd be helpful to have a clients list in our
documentation somewhere...

Maybe I'll have time to work on some client tools, probably in
the vein of mairix where it'll dump search results into a
Maildir/mbox/IMAP folder.

Fwiw, I don't like Maildir for long-term storage at all, it's
fine for volatile inboxes, but has the same problems as loose
git objects which I don't like.

> I think Email::LocalMailDelivery is the ways to go, but I haven't done
> any Perl yet.

I'm moving away from the Email::* namespace since it's mostly
poorly-maintained, bloated, and unavailable from some distros.

More stuff is going in-tree, and Inline::C + liburing will be an
option for doing FS I/O :)

> I would like to have a pointer, so I can implement this myself if
> public-inbox don't want this feature.

I suggest l2md for now :)

  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-26  6:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-26  4:37 How to Extract public-inbox v2 to Maildir Danh Doan
2020-04-26  6:05 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2020-04-26  6:07   ` Eric Wong
2020-04-26 14:19   ` Danh Doan

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