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From Antony Bowesman <>
Subject Re: Search emails - parsing mailbox (mbox) files
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2008 11:52:24 GMT
Subodh Damle wrote:
> Is there any reliable implementation for parsing email mailbox files (mbox
> format), especially large (>50MB) archives ? Even after searching lucene
> mailing list archives, googling around, I couldn't find one. I took a look
> at Apache James project which seems to offer some support , but couldn't
> find much documentation about it.

Apache James' MIME4J is one parser and Javamail also can parse mail.  I found 
Javamail more intuitive, but have not tested either against a large mail set for 
reliability and performance.


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