[Mailman-Users] Importing old list archives

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Jan 14 02:23:52 CET 2003

Check out the ~mailman/bin/arch command.  It will turn an ordinary mbox
file into web-based archives ala' Pipermail.

You'll have to put the mbox file in the right place:   
(that's from memory, so you should verify it).

Jon Carnes

On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 19:56, Josh Lothian wrote:
> We are trying to convince some of our users to switch from proprietary
> mailing list systems they wrote themselves to mailman.  I am having
> trouoble with one - he has a very large collection of archives of his
> old lists he wants imported into mailman.
> I'm using Mailman 2.0.12 with the defautl pipermail archiver.  Is there
> an easy way to convince it to include the old archives in its listing?
> He can convert the archives into most any variation of mbox files i need.
> Thanks much,
> -Josh
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