[Mailman-Users] Deleted initial mailman list

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Sep 11 01:43:29 CEST 2015

On 09/10/2015 08:53 AM, DT wrote:
> Recently, I was troubleshooting another issue and decided to get rid of
> some old testing lists.  I removed the mailman list that I initially
> created on setup.  Looking through the archives, I found this thread -
> http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users%40python.org/msg30391.html -
> which basically says don't delete.  The thread is from 2005, but does this
> still hold true?

You must have the site list for various reasons, the most important of
which is that mailmanctl will refuse to start Mailman if it isn't there.

> If so, can I simply issue a newlist command and recreate the mailman list
> or is there some other method?  Thanks!

Yes, you can use newlist to create it.

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