[Mailman-Users] duplicating a mailman list?
ezk at cs.sunysb.edu
Fri Oct 18 02:01:11 CEST 2002
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How do I create an identical duplicate of a list by another new name?
I'm using mailman 2.0.13. It takes me time to create a new list, b/c for
the most part I want to configure that list identically to other lists
(esp. wrt privacy/protection features). Specifically I want to turn on/off
certain features, etc. I do so by creating a new list, then going through
the Web interface for the old and new list, and setting the options by hand.
It's a pain and time consuming.
I could not find a python script to duplicate one list to another. I'd like
to copy everything: configuration, archives, and subscribership. Actually,
I mostly care about configuration. I don't mind if the subscribership and
archives are duplicated or not (I can handle that relatively automatically
by other means).
If someone had written a python script to "cp oldlist newlist" please let me
know. (I couldn't find it in the faqs either.)
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