[lug] Mail archiving solutions

dan radom dan at radom.org
Wed Jun 11 11:44:09 MDT 2003

* Joseph Crotty (jcrotty18 at attbi.com) wrote:
> The problem is how does one go about easily archiving email on a linux system?
> All of my email is carbon copied to a master archive mbox file by procmail.  I
> would like to be able to run a cron job that calls a script, say weekly, that
> churns over the master archive file and sorts the mail into monthly files 
> (e.g. 0603.mail).
> I trolled Google and the nearest I can come up with is an article here:
> http://www.cs.duke.edu/~des/scripts/sortmail_article.html
> However, this solution seems to beckon the dark ages (circa 1998).  Anyone have
> any better and/or more recent ideas?

grepmail.  there is no finer mbox solution.  there's gtkgrepmail for your
gui users out there.


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