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Re: sweetness!

Re: sweetness!

From:
Eric Wong
Date:
2009-07-28 @ 08:23
"Zed A. Shaw" <zedshaw-AT-zedshaw.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 01:26:24AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > Eric Wong <normalperson@yhbt.net> wrote:
> > > This is almost[1] exactly what I was looking for!  I'll give it a shot
> > 
> > [1] - downloadable mbox archives might make it perfect
> 
> You can rsync down maildirs for each day:
> 
> rsync -az librelist.com::archives/meta meta
> 
> That let's you get them very fast and only get what's changed.  After
> that, you can write a bit of python to turn them into a bunch of mbox or
> one or whatever.

Heh, I actually made a Makefile and shell script (yes, my favorite
languages, really) and put the generated mirrors here:

	http://bogomips.org/librelist-mirror/

I'll have cron run it hourly if it's alright with you.  I'm also
using the exact YYYY/MM/DD needed to minimize the amount of
directory walking rsync needs to do.

-- 
Eric Wong