[Mailman-Users] Migrating content to a new list

Rob pennguin at mac.com
Sun Jul 17 21:27:27 CEST 2011

On Jul 15, 2011, at 6:41 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 7/15/2011 1:48 PM, Rob wrote:
> I think there are two ways to handle this. Both involve making a copy of
> archives/private/oldlist.mbox/oldlist.mbox and editing it (or perhaps
> opening it with mutt or similar) and deleting those messages you don't
> want available on newlist. So you end up with a mailbox with only those
> posts you want available to newlist.
> Then, if there haven't yet been any posts to newlist, just save that
> mailbox as archives/private/newlist.mbox/newlist.mbox making sure it's
> group is the mailman group, and run 'bin/arch --wipe newlist' to seed
> the newlist archive with the old posts. Or, if there have been posts to
> newlist, combine the mailbox with
> archives/private/newlist.mbox/newlist.mbox and run 'bin/arch --wipe
> newlist' to add those posts to the newlist archive.


That worked, thanks.


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