[Mailman-Users] Regenerating pipermail archives

Terri Oda terri at zone12.com
Tue Oct 27 17:57:54 CET 2009

Here's the howto:


But the short version is you want to edit listname.mbox/listname.mbox 
and then run bin/arch to regenerate the archives.  Make sure to shut 
down mailman for the few minutes while you do this if you don't want to 
risk missing messages.

Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> I've done this before but it's been a while, and I don't remember the
> answer - so maybe one of you kind folks will give me the answer and save
> me the research.
> When editing a Mailman pipermail archive to expunge one or more posts
> prior to using the arch utility to regenerate all the archive files,
> what's the master file that one needs to edit?  - the listname.mbox
> file, the listname.txt file or the listname.txt.gz file?
> Is there a HOWTO somewhere on editing pipermail archives?

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