[Mailman-Users] List Migration Issue

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Jan 7 18:56:32 CET 2012

Anthony Harrison wrote:

>I am trying to migrate mailing lists from Mailman 2.1.11 running on Ubuntu
>8.04.3 LTS to Mailman 2.1.12 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2
>(Santiago). I'm not sure how mailman was installed/built on the Ubuntu box
>but on the Redhat box, it was installed using yum.
>I have followed the guides on list migration and rsync'ed the lists, data,
>and archives directory from the Ubuntu box to the Redhat box, updated the
>permissions, and regenerated the aliases. However, when I go to update the
>urls for mailing lists via fix_url, none of the allegedly migrated lists
>can be found.

Most likely because you have rsync'd the lists/ directory to the same
path on the RedHat box as on the Ubuntu box and that's not where the
RedHat Mailman is looking for it.

See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/KYCB>.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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