[Mailman-Users] Renaming a list

Adam McGreggor adam at amyl.org.uk
Wed Mar 23 15:06:15 EDT 2016

On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 11:25:21AM -0700, Chris Nulk wrote:
> On 3/23/2016 10:39 AM, Adam McGreggor wrote:
> >     https://gist.github.com/adamamyl/6909815#file-rename-list
> >
> >may be useful
> >
> >invoked as `rename-list old-list new-list`
> >
> Thanks for the info Adam.  I was planning on creating a script to do
> the renaming like your script.   While looking at the Mailman FAQ's
> on renaming a list, I saw the link to Mark's clone_list.  To make it
> easier for the group that would be using the script, I added in the
> bits to also copy the archives and rebuild them.  I am just happy I
> don't have to write the bash script I was planning.  The process has
> eighteen steps including notifying the list owner (important), doing
> the work, verifying everything, and administrative work.  The new
> process using clone_list has seven steps most of which is
> administrative.

I wrote mine on the bits I needed; change the list name, swing
archives, quick exim redirect/alias entry…

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