[Mailman-Users] Rebuilding archives, stop mailman?

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Wed Jul 19 01:48:46 CEST 2006

Dewhirst, Rob sent the message below at 16:05 7/18/2006:
>I am importing about 66MB worth of converted mail into an active list
>.mbox file.  Should I shutdown mailman while I do this?  Basically I
>want to know what mailman will do if the listname.mbox file is gone for
>a few minutes.
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My suggestion to minimize impact is to create a copy of the .mbox 
file in another directory, edit it as needed. Shut down mailman, move 
the file over to where it needs to be using the mv command. Restart mailman.

Better safe than sorry.


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