[Mailman-Users] externally stored attachments and bin/arch
mark at msapiro.net
Fri Apr 21 01:07:45 EDT 2017
On 04/20/2017 09:53 PM, giannis karageorgiou via Mailman-Users wrote:
> I am managing some lists where all attachments are scrubbed and
> stored externally
> (i.e the mailbox-format file contains only references).
So you have scrub_nondigest = Yes or are you doing this some other way?
> yesterday I appended an older archive from the previous hosting
> system to a current mailbox, run arch (with purge opt)
I.e. bin/arch --wipe ?
> and noticed
> that the attachments subdir in the pipermail dir was erased, so
> all external files were lost! Is this the normal behavior? is there
> a way to save the non-mailbox-stored files elsewhere to avoid
> loosing them?
What Mailman version is this? in all Mailman versions 2.1.6+, if the
list's scrub_nondigest = Yes, when bin/arch --wipe is run, the
attachments directory is saved as
> moreover, now that I looked into it, I got the impression that
> older attachments are also purged from the other lists too.
> Is it really so (possibly as side effect of the monthly
> pipermail re-indexing) ?
Nothing in Mailman does this automatically.
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