[Mailman-Users] Public to Private
odhiambo at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 17:42:03 CEST 2011
On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 17:47, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> >On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 04:49, David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com> wrote:
> >> I have a list that had an archive, which was public. I need to change
> >> to private. Is there anything I have to do besides changing the setting
> >> under archives / ?
> >I think changing that still leaves the actual archives to be "public"
> >As such I think you also need to regenerate the archives using bin/arch
> >--wipe LISTNAME.
> That is not necessary. The archives are always in archives/private/.
> The only thing in archives/public is a symlink from
> archives/public/listname to archives/private/listname and a second
> symlink from archives/public/listname.mbox to
> archives/private/listname.mbox if PUBLIC_MBOX = Yes in mm_cfg.py.
> These symlinks are created or removed as an archive is changed from
> private to public or vice versa.
> If an archive is changed from public to private, the only issue is that
> any saved 'pipermail' URLs will no longer work. If it is changed from
> private to public, saved 'private' URLs will still work, but will
> still require authentication.
> Rebuilding the archive with bin/arch --wipe has no effect on any of
Thank you for clarifying this. Now I know better that yesterday.
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