[Mailman-Users] moving archives between lists
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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