[Mailman-Users] erasing archived message

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Nov 9 17:16:27 CET 2004

Sean quoting Noah:
>> can somebody please send me to a link or tutorial that shows how to
>> remove a message from the archives please?
>I'm not aware of link or tutorial for this.  To remove the a message from
>the archives you need shell access to the server running mailman and
>access the ~mailman/bin commands.
>Edit the mbox file for the list to remove the message and run
>~mailman/bin/arch to rebuild the archive.  Run arch with the --wipe option
>to remove the original archive before rebuilding.

This is all described in much more detail along with various caveats at

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