[Mailman-Users] Format of config.db

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Wed Jul 21 03:55:16 CEST 1999

>>>>> "PJS" == Peter Jacob Slot <peter.slot at ld.dk> writes:

    | I am trying to remove manually some large pending mails.
    | It seems that these mails are included in 
    | $prefix/lists/listname/config.db

    PJS> My questions: - What is the format of this database file?

It is a Python marshal containing a Python dictionary.
    PJS> What is the best way of editing this file?

Hmm.  You could use bin/withlist.  Lock the mailing list, edit its
attributes and save it back to disk.
    PJS>  Is there a
    PJS> document describing the general file structure of mailman +
    PJS> archiver?

Nope! :)


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