[Mailman-Users] moving archives between lists

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Mar 14 22:37:33 CET 2005

Franco, Ruben wrote:

>            One of our list owners wishes to change the name of his
>list.  I could not find a rename utility so we are going to try creating
>a new list and then moving members and the post archives to a newly
>created list.  I was able to export and then import he users but Have
>run into problems copying over the archives.
>            Tried copying the contents of the
>./archives/private/<old_list> into the ./archives/private/<new_list>.
>While the archives are viewable, some links in the archive pages are
>hard coded to the <old_list>.  Is there any kind of migration utility
>that could more cleanly move the archives over or something to fix the
>links to point to the <new_list>?

Copy the ./archives/private/<old_list>.mbox/<old_list>.mbox file to
./archives/private/<new_list>.mbox/<new_list>.mbox and then run

bin/arch --wipe new-list

to (re-)build the archives.

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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