[Mailman-Users] Changing name of mailman list that I own

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at uni-koeln.de
Mon Jan 19 13:39:18 CET 2015

--On 17. Januar 2015 12:38:35 -0800 Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> On 01/16/2015 10:04 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>> On 01/15/2015 06:07 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
>>>> (@Mark: do you have script to "clone" a list with a new name?)
>>> I don't currently, but it seems like a good idea, I'll see what I can
>>> come up with.
>> OK, there now is one at <http://www.msapiro.net/scripts/clone_list>
>> (mirrored at <http://fog.ccsf.edu/~msapiro/scripts/clone_list>)
>> Here's the command help:
>>> usage: clone_list [-h] [-r REAL_NAME] [-o OWNER] [-p PASSWORD]
>>>                   [-s SUBJECT_PREFIX] [-m]
>>>                   old_list new_list
> And, as we know, since no program is finished until the programmer dies,
> I have added an additional option to copy the archives as well.
> I also added more to the help description to indicate the script needs
> to be installed in Mailman's bin/ directory and that there are still
> issues in copied archives due to links still pointing to the old list.
> I considered adding a --remove option to remove the old list after
> cloning to make it a 'rename' process, but decided against that both
> because of the archive issues in the new list and because one can always
> easily remove the old list with bin/rmlist anyway.

Thanks for that! We could've used that often in the past and will be able 
to do so from now on :-)
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