[Mailman-Users] Large list import

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sun Mar 6 06:04:11 CET 2005

lists at southernohio.net wrote:

>I've got a list of a couple hundred thousand subscribers that I need to 
>mass subscribe, however the file upload import keeps returning an 
>"internal error."  Is there a better way to do this, such as uploading 
>the lists to the server manually and cat'ing it onto the end of some 
>sort of store that Mailman uses?

That's a LARGE list. See

It sounds like you're using web mass subscribe. Is that the case? You
might be better off with bin/add_members, but you should probably run
it without notifications or welcome messages. See the entire thread
starting at

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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