From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain alphyra.ie)
Date: Thu 02 Aug 2001 - 12:23:31 IST
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> The folder however grows rather large in time. Ideally I don't
> want a simple cron job once a week which empties the ilug folder
> into eg ilug-week29 as this will inevitably break-off threads
> which are ongoing. What do people do? Presumably you don't keep
> 100,000 mails in the folder.
well in pine you can have folders be 'pruned' every month. (ie they
are renamed to name-year-month.). or you can set it so that read
messages are automatically moved to an archive folder (ie list-read)
and have the archive folder pruned every month. (that's how i do it
but you use mutt... ah well.
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