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

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Nov 22 01:10:23 CET 2007

Manlio Perillo wrote:
>One last thing: what about
>I have copied this file from the old server, and it seems that mailman 
>has not updated it.

It shouldn't have been copied from the old version.

It is only used by bin/update to determine if it needs to do anything
when you install Mailman over an existing installation (or otherwise
run bin/update).

For a 2.1.9 final release, it's contents should be


If you copied it from 2.1.5, it's contents probably are


This means if you should run bin/update, it may try to do some
superfluous checking, but probably won't do any damage.

Note that this is not used at all in the process of updating list's
config.pck files from 2.1.5 to 2.1.9.

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