[Mailman-Users] Renaming a List

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue May 26 21:01:45 CEST 2009

Drew Tenenholz wrote:
>I'm thinking of changing the name of one of my lists and have read 
>through the FAQ 4.70 
><http://wiki.list.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=4030617> which 
>says the basic tasks are:
>  mv lists/oldlist lists/newlist
>  mv archives/private/oldlist archives/private/newlist
>  mv archives/private/oldlist.mbox archives/private/newlist.mbox
>  mv archives/private/newlist.mbox/oldlist.mbox 
>as well as rebuilding the archives.
>Is there any reason I cannot use cp (copy) or ditto (copy with 
>identical permissions) instead of mv (move) as a first step,

You can replace the first 3 'mv' with 'cp -a' if you'd rather.

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