[Mailman-Users] Renaming or Deleting a List
msapiro at value.net
Mon Mar 13 23:47:52 CET 2006
David Andrews wrote:
>Is it possible to rename a list -- a major rename that is, not just
>case change that is mentioned in web interface?
If you have command line access to the server and sufficient
permission, all you need do is rename the list specific directories
and maybe one file and one or two symlinks. You need to change the
and if there are archives
and if the archive is public, the following one or two symlinks
Then as mentioned in the posts Patrick pointed at, change the lists
real_name attribute via the web interface.
It also is better if you rebuild the archives from the
archives/private/listname.mbox/listname.mbox file with the bin/arch
command line tool if there are links to scrubbed attachments in the
>If not, how do you delete a list -- and save or transfer its members?
OWNERS_CAN_DELETE_THEIR_OWN_LISTS = Yes
in mm_cfg.py, there is a link on the admin pages to delete the list,
but this doesn't save or backup anything.
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