[Mailman-Users] upgrade from 2.1.5 to 2.1.11 on debian

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Feb 15 22:01:47 CET 2010

Marcus wrote:
>Before installing the mailman package on the new lenny box I've copied
>the /var/lib/mailman/ directory from the old server (mailman 2.1.5) to
>the new one. After that I've started an "aptitude install mailman" to
>install mailman 2.1.11 on the lenny maschine. The installation didn't
>show any errors and I can access all lists through the webinterface. Is
>that the right way to upgrade or did I forget some migration stuff?

That should work. It's more or less equivalent to an upgrade in place,
except you may have lost your mm_cfg.py depending on where things are
(i.e. is it in /var/lib/mailman or somewhere else?).

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