[Mailman-Users] moving a mailing list to a new subdomain

Matthew Needham mneedham at hdfgroup.org
Fri May 17 21:52:52 CEST 2013

On May 17, 2013, at 12:34 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> On 05/17/2013 08:45 AM, Matthew Needham wrote:
>> An update...
>> On May 16, 2013, at 14:48 PM, Matthew Needham <mneedham at hdfgroup.org> wrote:
>>> 1. For the situation I described, are the instructions on that FAQ (moving the files) the ones I should be following?
> They are as good as any.
>>> 2. Should the arch --wipe command really be fixing the links to the scrubbed attachments? I also tried renaming the list  from list1 to list2 without changing the domain, and that didn't help. It seems like it should be easy enough change them manually, but I'd rather use whatever mechanism Mailman provides.
>> The URL in the archives is updated for attachments that were received when scrubbing is OFF. For attachments that were received when scrubbing is ON, the URL is not rewritten and still points to the old list.
> The issue here is that bin/arch --wipe will fix the links to attachments
> scrubbed during the archiving process. However, for attachments scrubbed
> during incoming message processing because scrub_nondigest is Yes, the
> situation is different.
> The attachment was saved in the attachments directory and replaced by a
> link in the actual message body. Thus, the LIST.mbox file contains only
> the link in the body and the only place the scrubbed attachment exists
> is in the attachments directory on the old server.
> The only way to fix this is to move the actual files from the
> attachments directory on the old server and update the links manually or
> possibly with some programmatic process.

Thanks, I'll make a script to fix these.


Matthew Needham

The HDF Group
1800 South Oak Street, Suite 203
Champaign, IL 61820
mneedham at hdfgroup.org

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