[Mailman-Users] Finding abandoned lists and most recent activity
Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Wed Jun 8 21:16:55 CEST 2005
* Mike Alberghini <sysmda at zim.gsu.edu>:
> I'm the admin of a Mailman system with several hundred lists. I'm
> trying to write some scripts that will scan the mailman directory tree
> and find lists that are abandoned, never used, etc.
For these unused lists it's probably the easiest to scan the mail.log.
> The main thing I'm trying to figure out is how to know when the last post to
> a list was.
> We have lists that archive (easy) lists that don't archive and lists
> that used to archive but no longer do.
Mailman logs that kind of stuff in the mailman "post" or "smtp" log.
> Is there a flag or a file with a last-modified date that will tell me when the
> last post to a list was? I'm looking for actual posts, not messages that were
> sent and rejected, deferred or held.
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