[Mailman-Users] Moving mailman to a new directory (same server)

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Dec 11 19:52:24 CET 2008

Lynn, Michael wrote:

>I ran out of disk on the partition where mailman (/var) resides - I've
>gotten more disk assigned and I'm planning to move mailman to a new file
>system (/apps).
>I found the faq entry and information on moving mailman from one server
>to another... but I'm wondering if anyone is aware of any special
>precautions associated with moving to a new directory location.
>I already found paths.py and grep'd for occurances of /var throughout...
>I'm just wondering if I need to force a recompile of the pyc's...
>perhaps I'm better biting the bullet and re-installing from source...?

I suggest you either do

  mv /var/?/mailman /apps/?/mailman
  ln -s /apps/?/mailman /var/?/mailman

or you go all the way and rerun configure and make install. If you
installed from source to begin with, this should be pretty simple.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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