[Mailman-Users] Upgrading to 2.08...

Jon Carnes jonc at haht.com
Mon Dec 10 19:11:53 CET 2001

Mailman 2.0.8 is the latest version of the 2.0 chain.  There is no added
functionality going from v2.0.6 to v2.0.8 beyond bug fixes.

You are probably thinking of v2.1 which is out in Alpha.  It does run using
a daemon.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Idalski" <ridalski at nandomedia.com>
To: "J C Lawrence" <claw at kanga.nu>
Cc: <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 12:54 PM
Subject: RE: [Mailman-Users] Upgrading to 2.08...

> Doens't the upgraded mailman do away with using crons to run its scripts,
> or did I assume wrong in that? Will I have to disable my present crontab,
> and enable anything new there? Will an out of the box upgrade built witht
> the correct parameters for my system come back up that easily? Without any
> damage to my current information, ie. lists, and archives?
>     Richard Idalski
> -----Original Message-----
> From: J C Lawrence [mailto:claw at kanga.nu]
> Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 12:47 PM
> To: Richard Idalski
> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Upgrading to 2.08...
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 10:18:17 -0500
> Richard Idalski <ridalski at nandomedia.com> wrote:
> > I have an existing mailman install of v2.06, it's under heavy
> > daily use, so downtime isn't really an option. What is the
> > suimplest way to upgrade to v2.08 with the least amount of time
> > down?
> Build the new Mailman.  Stop your MTA.  Install the new Mailman.
> Start your MTA.  Your MTA downtime should be measured in single
> digit minutes.
> --
> J C Lawrence
> ---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas.
> claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?
> http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.
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