[Mailman-Users] Upgrade mailman-2.1.4 to mailman-2.1.7

Christopher Adams chris.a.adams at state.or.us
Fri Feb 3 18:53:27 CET 2006

One thing to keep in mind when upgrading Mailman is that some customized 
templates will be overwritten. The significant ones I can think of are 
listinfo.html and newlist.txt. So, I always at minimum the templates 
directory and copy over the files after the upgrade.

Christopher Adams

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Pad Hosmane wrote:
>> We are using mailman-2.1.4 on HP-UX. It is running without any issues. Now
>>we want to upgrade it to latest version 2.1.7. I searched online for
>>documentation about upgrade, and I could not find any. Can anyone guide me
>>how to do the upgrade or provide URL where I can get information about
> Upgrading is very straightforward. It consists of downloading and
> unpacking the distribution and running 'configure', 'make', and 'make
> install'. It is described in fairly complete detail in the UPGRADING
> file that is in the top level directory in the distribution. Also see
> section 3 of the installation manual at
> admin/www/mailman-install/node6.html or
> admin/www/mailman-install.(pdf|ps|txt) in the distribition.
> In this case, there are a few important errors in the 2.1.7 release
> which are fixed by the patch at
> <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1405790&group_id=103&atid=300103>
> This should be applied with
> patch -p0 < this_patch
> in the unpack directory before 'make install'. Or, you can wait for
> 2.1.8 which should be available within the month and fixes these and a
> few other issues.

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