[Mailman-Users] mass edit of subscriber addresses

Juan Miscaro scry_mr at yahoo.ca
Fri Oct 26 19:23:45 CEST 2007

--- Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:

> Juan Miscaro wrote:
> >Is it possible to perform a mass edit of subscribers for a certain
> >list?
> >
> >I found in my postfix logs about 20 such messages:
> >
> >warning: Illegal address syntax from localhost[] in RCPT
> >command: <user at example.com&nbsp>
> >
> >Notice the '&nbsp' at the end of the recipient's address.  I have no
> >idea how that happened.
> >
> >Is there any way to correct the situation on the command line?
>   bin/clone_member -r user at example.com&nbsp user at example.com
> You could also specify the '-l listname' to restrict the
> search/change
> to a single list, but other than the additional processing to search
> all lists, there is no problem not specifying a list.
> See bin/clone_member --help
> You could run a bunch of these commands in a shell script.
> Possibly these addresses were originally copied from a list in an
> email and pasted into mass subscribe and that's how the &nbsp was
> picked up.

Beautiful.  Thank you.

// juan

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