[Mailman-Users] Restoring Lists

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Jan 5 20:32:51 CET 2008

On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 07:01:41PM -0500, Dennis Putnam wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. I do indeed see .pck files. They are in
> /var/lib/mailman/lists/<listname>. It has always bothered me that
> Mandriva, for whatever reason, did not follow the mailman standard
> directories. My question now is how do I know mailman is looking in
> the correct place. I cannot find where the paths are defined in the
> cfg.py file. Do they exist somewhere else? This all worked until I had
> to do a restore. Obviously something is out of place but I just don't
> know enough about mailman to even start trying to figure out what.
> Just in case I forgot to mention the code is in
> /usr/local/lib/mailman.

Look in Defaults.py for things like PREFIX, EXEC_PREFIX and VAR_PREFIX,
and then for things defined in terms of these such as LIST_DATA_DIR,
LOG_DIR, etc.

Then look in mm_cfg.py for possible overrides.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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