[Mailman-Users] email address datastore

Michael Johnson xyllah at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 6 22:14:36 CET 2002



>From: "Dan Mick" <dmick at utopia.West.Sun.COM>
Last time I had this problem, I deleted the list, moved it and made a new 
list, and took the old archives and rebuilt them with Mhonarq and put a link 
on the info page to the old archives. FWIW.


>
>List-Archive: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/>
>
>So you want to "rename a list".  That's not easy.  Barry posted
>a procedure last August for doing this, in message ID
><15227.19242.722021.175539 at anthem.wooz.org>; check out the archives
>for that message, and see if it works for you.  If so, we could
>perhaps add it to the Mailman FAQ.
>
>It may be easier just to dump the subscriber list, create a new
>list, and restore it.  You'll lose user options and archives
>(at least without some extra manual work), but perhaps that's
>acceptable.
>
>The reason you can't just change it is that directories are named
>based on the list name, among other reasons.
>
> > Upon more investigating, I need to change the value of "_internal_name":
> >
> > --------------------
> > root at corvette /home/mailman/bin> python -i withlist Jack_domainname.com
> > Loading list: jack_domainname.com (unlocked)
> > >>> print m.GetListEmail()
> > jack_domainname.com at domainname.com
> > >>> print m._internal_name
> > jack_domainname.com
> > --------------------
> >
> > However, the following seems to work, but doesn't save permanently:
> >
> > -----------------------
> > root at corvette /home/mailman/bin> python -i withlist Jack_domainname.com
> > Loading list: jack_domainname.com (unlocked)
> > >>> m.Lock()
> > >>> print m._internal_name
> > jack_domainname.com
> > >>> m._internal_name = "jack"
> > >>> print m._internal_name
> > jack
> > >>> print m.GetListEmail()
> > Jack at domainame.com
> > >>> m.Save()
> > >>>
> > Unlocking (but not saving) list: jack
> > Finalizing
> > -----------------------
> >
> >  The next time I run the withlist script, the old values are still 
>there.
> >
> > Anyone know how to get that value to save permanently?  I haven't 
>touched
> > python until today, so am limping along.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Ryan LeBlanc
> > hosting at analoghosting.com
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dan Mick" <dmick at utopia.West.Sun.COM>
> > To: <mailman-users at python.org>; <hosting at analoghosting.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 10:54 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] email address datastore
> >
> >
> > > Hint: it's not in a "file" per se; that information is part of the
> > > MailList object, which is stored in the marshal 'config.db' in
> > > the list data directory.
> > >
> > > But surely you can change this with web commands.  Figure out
> > > what you want to change, and there's certainly going to be
> > > a web admin interface to change it (in 90% of cases).
> > >
> > > > I am continuing my work on getting mailman working, and need to 
>figure
> > out
> > > > where some data is stored.  For example:
> > > >
> > > > When I run the following on list Jack_domainname.com:
> > > >
> > > > ----------------------------
> > > > root at porsche /home/mailman/bin> python -i withlist 
>Jack_domainname.com
> > > > Loading list: jack_analoghost.com (unlocked)
> > > > >>> print m.GetListEmail()
> > > > Jack at domainname.com
> > > > >>>
> > > > Finalizing
> > > >
> > > > -----------------------------
> > > >
> > > > What file is it pulling that information from?  I can't seem to find 
>it
> > with
> > > > grep in the mailman home dir.  Once I do find it, I need to change 
>it
> > ;o)
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for you help
> > > >
> > > > Ryan LeBlanc
> > > > hosting at analoghosting.com
> > >
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