[Mailman-Users] Deleting Mailman Mbox

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Jul 14 23:39:00 CEST 2008

Mark Sapiro writes:

 > I have no idea how this happened. I suspect somehow instead of
 > mailman.mbox/mailman.mbox being a file, it somehow became a link back
 > to its parent. If this is the case, even "rm -rf
 > /var/lib/mailman/archives/mailman.mbox" may not succeed because it may
 > loop indefinitely, but it's worth a try.

Also try "rm -f /var/lib/mailman/archives/mailman.mbox/mailman.mbox"
(no "-r" option), which should work if the target is a symlink.

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