[Mailman-Users] Moving Lists... my final challenge
jbernier at risd.edu
Wed Feb 11 20:20:13 CET 2009
Thank you Mark,
That worked flawlessly. The list members will appreciate seeing all the archive history.
>>> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> 2/11/2009 12:34 PM >>>
Jeff Bernier wrote:
>Is it possible to take these older archives and move them over to be added to the archives of the current lists on the new system? It is not a must-have, but would be nice.
Get the archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox files from the old
Stop Mailman on the new server.
Combine the old archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox files with
the new archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox files, e.g.
cat old.mbox new.mbox > tmpfile
cp tmpfile new.mbox
where old.mbox is the archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox from
the old server and new.mbox is
archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox on the current server.
bin/arch --wipe LISTNAME
to rebuild the pipermail archive on the new server from the
After doing this for each moved list, start Mailman.
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