[Mailman-Users] Moving lists

G. Armour Van Horn vanhorn at whidbey.com
Tue Jan 30 00:30:17 CET 2007


    ../../bin/withlist -l -r fix_url <listname>
worked like a charm. I'm sure there's some cleanup to do, but I'll bet 
that took care of most of it.


Mark Sapiro wrote:

>G. Armour Van Horn wrote:
>>The problem with the old server is that it won't accept mail for 
>>Mailman. Something about my last attempt to upgrade Mailman there broke 
>>it. I'm putting this function on a new server because I just don't have 
>>time to figure out the problem on the old one, and the new one has 
>>enough horsepower to run the lists along with its other tasks, thus 
>>letting me run one less server.
>>However, the same reason I want to move the list means that I can't use 
>>the "who <password> command via mail to get the list. Certainly the data 
>>is in a file somewhere.
>FAQ 3.4 is a hodge podge of obsolete and newer stuff. See the two
>archive posts linked from the second paragraph of the FAQ. Also see
>Basically, if your old list's are down, all you need to do for lists is
>move the lists/<listname>/config.pck files and run fix_url if any
>domain names changed.
>For archives, you can move the entire archives/private/ structure, or
>if you want to rebuild the archives, see the post linked above.

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