[Mailman-Users] config.db and config.db.last

Lawrence Bowie thesource at ldb-jab.org
Thu Nov 3 13:06:28 CET 2005

Excellent!!! That is the answer I was expecting. Thank you very much for
the clear explanation.


Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Lawrence Bowie wrote:
>>The above are missing for several of my mailing lists. How do I remedy
>>this dilemma? Do I HAVE to recreate the lists?
> If you do anything, it should be deletion of them from the lists that
> contain them. config.db files are an older format that was changed to
> the current config.pck format in Mailman 2.1. When your Mailman was
> first upgraded to 2.1.x, the config.db files were converted to
> config.pck files. New lists won't have them and they can be safely
> deleted from old lists as long as the config.pck files are there, and
> if the config.pck files aren't there, the list hasn't been accessed
> since pre 2.1.

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