[Mailman-Users] move a mailman instance to a new server (and newversion)

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Tue Nov 20 17:24:02 CET 2007

Mark Sapiro ha scritto:
> Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> I need to move a Mailman instance to a new server, and from a 2.1.5-8 
>> (Debian Sarge) to 2.1.9-8 (Ubuntu Gutsy).
> See
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.004.htp>.


>> In /var/lib there are a lot of pickle serialized data.
> Directly in /var/lib/ as in /var/lib/*.pck or in some subdirectories?


> Are they current? Are they group owned by 'mailman'?

What do you mean by 'current'? Yes they are owned by list.

> Without more information such as directory, filename and/or results of
> bin/dumpdb, I don't have any idea what these might be.

They are pickle dumps.
What I would like to know if it is safe to load these files with a 
different mailman version (ad a different version of Python).

It seems that it is only a dictionary, so it should be safe.

Thanks  Manlio Perillo

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