[Mailman-Developers] information regarding request.db
Barry A. Warsaw
Mon, 7 Oct 2002 18:06:56 -0400
>>>>> "AY" == Asher Yanich <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
AY> I am looking to write a tool to auto-flush held messages and I
AY> was wondering what interface I could use to get into
AY> request.db. I would like to be able to intelligently look at
AY> the requests that are being held and if they havent been
AY> moderated through within a certain period of time, just clear
AY> them out.
requests.db is a marshalled Python dictionary.
AY> So, I tried DB_File with perl and had no luck.
What's Perl <wink>.
See this page for details:
or look at bin/dumpdb in the Mailman source code.
[Aside: request.db really ought to be a pickle not a marshal. Oh