[Mailman-Developers] Mailman 2.0.5 patch
Fri, 4 May 2001 12:14:00 -0700
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 12:58:54PM -0400, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've uploaded the Mailman 2.0.5 patch and tarball to SourceForge.
> Please check out
lynx -dump http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/test | grep version
version 2.0.5 Python Powered GNU's Not Unix Mailman home page
The uprade procedure was a bit painful, because once again, update touched
all my lists as root, recreated all the config.db files as root, which broke
all the lists on my system (admittedly, that's my fault for having
This, in the update process, is what is screwing me over:
- updating old public mbox file
looks like you have a really recent CVS installation...
you're either one brave soul, or you already ran me
Can't update see that upgrading from 2.0.x to 2.0.y doesn't require that and
only run it when it's really really needed?
(in my case, with 10,000+ lists, it takes a really long time to run, up to
Would you accept a patch that made update change its uid to mailman
(requiring make install to be ran as root or mailman) for everyone?
The problem is that securelinux_fix is to be run after make install, and
while make install is being run, and update goes through all the lists, all
the lists are non functionning on my system
Anyway, everything is back up now, I cleared the lock directory, and ran:
find lists | grep config.db | grep -v "config.db.last" | grep -v config.db$ | xargs rm
I'll try to remember to check it again on sunday night and report back.
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