Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
XP is just a number

Re: Re: Remove Duplicates from a mbox file

by coolmichael (Deacon)
on Sep 24, 2003 at 05:41 UTC ( #293777=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Remove Duplicates from a mbox file
in thread Remove Duplicates from a mbox file

I had, but it seemed like a little bit of overkill for what I was doing. And I got to learn a little more Perl doing it.

-- - all things inbetween.

Comment on Re: Re: Remove Duplicates from a mbox file
Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^3: Remove Duplicates from a mbox file
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 11, 2007 at 03:20 UTC
    I couldn't get the perl code above to work right, so I kept searching and I found the one on the web site below, It seems to work great! It removed 2400 duplicates from a 200MB mbox file. It also automatically creates a backup for you.
      Yes, but beware it will skip messages which do not have a Message-ID header - and they won't be stored in the resulting file, so you'll have to keep the backup file nevertheless. However, all messages which were skipped will be output.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://293777]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others taking refuge in the Monastery: (8)
As of 2015-11-30 19:20 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (778 votes), past polls