Importing Archives from Connect2Library
Lyris List Manager comes with a program named "imp-c2l.pl" to import mailing list archives from the DOS-based list manager program named "Connect2Library".
Each message is stored one after another in a file, with a long list of dashes separating each message. You can import as many mail files as you have.
The messages will be full text indexed and appear in Lyris List Manager as old messages, as if they had been created in Lyris List Manager. They can be searched from the web interface as well as by
You run this program from the command line. To run it you need to specify the mailing list name, and the names of the text files you want to import. For example:
perl imp-c2l.pl jazztalk 02-1997.msg You can specify as many text files to import as you like.
perl imp-c2l.pl jazztalk 0297.msg 0397.msg 0497.msg
perl imp-c2l.pl jazztalk *.msg
This program is available in the "extra" section of our FTP site, at:
ftp://ftp.lyris.com/extra/Once you download imp-c2l.pl, you should copy it to your CGI directory, which is the same directory where "lyris.pl" is located on your web server.