[Mailman-Users] Problem updating archives

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Sep 30 17:58:51 CEST 2008

Brian Dunning wrote:

>I wanted to remove one user's name (by request) from the list  
>archives, so I used vim to search & replace his name with xxxxx in:

I think you must mean

>This worked fine, and I checked and verified that all occurrences were  
>properly replaced within mbox. Then I ran this command to try to  
>regenerate the public HTML files:
>~mailman/bin/arch mylistname
>It appeared to work, all the dates on the HTML files showed the  
>current time and date, except that they still contained the user's  
>name. Evidently it was not drawing from the mbox file that I edited.
>Where have I gone wrong?

You forgot the --wipe option.

~mailman/bin/arch --wipe mylistname

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