[Mailman-Users] Moving archives to a new list?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Nov 20 18:34:56 CET 2008

Johnny Stork wrote
>I have been running a mailing list which now requires a name change. I 
>have created the new list and so was wondering if there is some way to 
>move all the old archives to the new list? They are on the same 
>server/domain, but have different names now?

Copy or prepend archives/private/OLDLIST.mbox/OLDLIST.mbox to
archives/private/NEWLIST.mbox/NEWLIST.mbox - copy if NEWLIST has no
current archives that you want to keep; prepend if you want to merge
the OLDLIST archive with the current NEWLIST archive.

Then run

 bin/arch --wipe NEWLIST

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

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