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From: Danh Doan <>
To: Eric Wong <>
Subject: Re: How to Extract public-inbox v2 to Maildir
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 21:19:23 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200426060542.GA15896@dcvr>

On 2020-04-26 06:05:42+0000, Eric Wong <> wrote:
> Danh Doan <> wrote:
> > To my surprise, it doesn't work because use version
> > 2 of public-inbox's repository.
> Right...
> > 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.

Yes, it's scattered over filesystem, which harms performance.
But, at least, I can use notmuch with it.

Right now, I need to run public-inbox-nttpd to be able to read the
archive, and public-inbox-httpd to search.

> > 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 :)

Thanks, I'll look into it.


      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-04-26 14:19 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
2020-04-26  6:07   ` Eric Wong
2020-04-26 14:19   ` Danh Doan [this message]

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