[Mailman-Users] Migrate majordomo to Mailman

Dave Edick dedick at stmarys-ca.edu
Wed Jul 14 20:09:04 CEST 1999

If you're just initially populating the lists, can't bin/sync_members be
used for this?  If you start with an empty list, it would just add
everyone in the flat file.  It looked a little more flexible to me than

/Dave Edick/  dedick at stmarys-ca.edu
Unix Systems Administrator, St. Mary's College of California

On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:

> Date: Wed, 14 Jul 1999 13:48:16 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Barry A. Warsaw <bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us>
> To: Victoriano Giralt <vic at vgg.sci.uma.es>
> Cc: Kory Wheatley <wheakory at isu.edu>, mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Migrate majordomo to Mailman
> >>>>> "VG" == Victoriano Giralt <vic at vgg.sci.uma.es> writes:
>     VG> We used $prefix/bin/convertlist successfully to migrate quite
>     VG> a lot of lists from petti-domo to mailman.
> bin/convertlist doesn't exist anymore (it was really misnamed
> anyway because it didn't set any list parameters).  However,
> bin/add_members can be used to take a sendmail :include: style flat
> file like Majordomo uses (tho' I'm not sure about pettidomo) and
> populate a list's membership.  add_members has a few options so you'll 
> want to do a bin/add_members -h to read the docstring.
> I used this script to convert all the straggler Majordomo lists on
> python.org to Mailman.
> -Barry
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