[Mailman-Users] Upgrading

Ashley M. Kirchner ashley at pcraft.com
Mon Nov 6 20:22:24 CET 2000

Chuq Von Rospach wrote:

> is the architecture the same?

    Architecture, yes.  OS version, no.  Although I don't think that would
cause problems.

> If you aren't moving pathnames, you'll probably be okay. those are
> the two gotchas I can think of offhand.

    Pathnames are the same.

> Do yourself a favor -- move on beta5, then once the moved server is
> stable, THEN upgrade. you'll thank yourself later, because if you
> move AND upgrade at the same time, how will you figure out which one
> broke things?

    Ok.  Advice taken.

    I just realized that really all I need to tar/archive/copy over are the

           /logs (since I want to keep them)

    ...any other (custom directory) I'm missing?  All the other ones are
Mailman specific, and will get recreated upon a new installation, right?


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