[Mailman-Users] Spaces Were Put in New List Name - How Do I Delete It

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Sun Dec 1 16:29:25 CET 2002

This comes up often enough that I think it's in the FAQ.

Basically you can delete the directories associated with the list and
that's that. The following directories are created when you create a

If you delete those directories, then you have deleted the list! One of
the nice things about Mailman is its simplicity.

Good Luck!

Jon Carnes
On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 08:56, Dean Nielson wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently installed the latest version of mailman on RedHat 7.2 with
> it's patches and verified that all Mailman required software
> requirements were met.  I created a new list with spaces in the name and
> now am trying to delete the list.  I've tried rmlist with the list name
> surrounded in single-quoted and in double-quotes.  I've added "\" before
> each space with no success.  Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dean
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