[Mailman-Users] mailman not archiving
hammond at txcorp.com
Sat Dec 23 05:44:24 CET 2006
I will implement your latest suggestion.
Here is what I found out. The new email list was implemented
with Quarterly archiving. The old email list had Monthly
So when you looked at the web page for the current month,
the messages from today were in "Fourth quarter 2006 Archives
by thread"--not in December 2006.
So the 2 messages from today were being archived, but by a
different schedule and to a different directory.
I will change the archiving option to Montly for the new archive,
and then sort through what you have suggested.
Anne M. Hammond - Systems / Network Administration - Tech-X Corp
On Fri, 22 Dec 2006, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Anne Hammond wrote:
>> The two messages are in
> /var/lib/mailman/archives/private/vorpal-users.mbox or
> /var/lib/mailman/archives/private/vorpal-users.mbox should be a
> directory that contains the
> Assuming that's what you meant, that means that archiving to
> is working, but pipermail archiving is not.
>> Now here is the problem. I thought this list was created today, but
>> it turns out that it was created 9.May.2006. There are 9 messages
>> in vorpal-users.mbox that were there before, with the 2 from today
>> at the end.
>> The 9 earlier messages are not in the archives. They don't need
>> to be.
> I'm guessing that the 9 messages were in the pipermail archive but were
> lost when you moved over the other archive.
>> Can I hand edit this file and maybe run a cleanarch?
> Here's my suggestion.
> Get the archives/private/vorpal-users.mbox/vorpal-users.mbox file from
> the other machine and append either the two or the eleven messages to
> it so you have one
> file with all the messages you want archived.
> Run bin/cleanarch with the '-n' option and the overall .mbox as input.
> If it gives any "Unix-From line changed:" messages, then move the
> file and rerun bin/cleanarch without '-n' to create a 'cleaned'
> Then run 'bin/arch --wipe vorpal-users' to remove and rebuild the
> pipermail archive.
> for more info about this. Be aware, that it's possible that the
> bin/arch --wipe will cause messages to be assigned different numbers
> in the archive, thus invalidating saved URLs pointing to archived
> messages, but I gather that at least the host portion of the URL
> changed anyway.
> Once you have rebuilt the archive in this way, it should work from now
> 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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