[Mailman-Users] Deleting old msgs?

Frank Bell frank.bell at washburn.edu
Mon Dec 5 15:45:03 CET 2011

You did the work, so I'll just thank you very, very much!!

Have a merry Christmas or Hanukkah or .........

Thank you,
Frank Bell
Application Systems Admin
Information Systems and Services
Washburn University
Topeka, KS 66621

On 12/2/2011 5:25 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Frank Bell wrote:
>> Is there any easier way? I just took over our mailman server and we have
>> several years worth of messages in 190+ mboxs totaling approx 130 gig
>> and a few 100K msgs.
> You inspired me. I've created a script for pruning archives. See "NOTE
> ON PRUNING OLD MESSAGES:" in the FAQ at<http://wiki.list.org/x/2YA9>
> for links.
> Since this is a brand new process, I suggest you make backup copies of
> the LISTNAME.mbox files before starting. The script has a --backup
> option, but I would make separate backups to be sure until you've run
> the script successfully.

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