[Mailman-Users] 'newlist' problems

Ashley M. Kirchner ashley at pcraft.com
Fri Sep 6 22:41:12 CEST 2002

"John M. Lockard" wrote:

> The 'newlist' script created "test.mbox" and "test2.mbox" in the private
> directory and created symlinks to them in the public directory.  BUT, in
> the public directory 'newlist' created a symlink for each list to a directory
> or file that doesn't exist in the private directory.

    This is correct.

> I figure that the symlink for "test.mbox" is probably correct, but am wondering
> if the "test" symlink should really be pointing at "/var/mailman/lists/test"???

    There won't be any mbox if you're not archiving anything.  Once your list starts archiving posts, that file
that currently doesn't exist will automagically get created.

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