[Mailman-Users] Removing archived spam

Dimitri Maziuk dmaziuk at bmrb.wisc.edu
Tue Nov 7 13:41:08 EST 2017

On 11/07/2017 01:29 AM, Hal via Mailman-Users wrote:
> I run a low-volume mailing list (using Mailman 2.1.12) and I see that a
> few spam-messages have gotten through, which also means they're archived.
> I would like to remove them but all the info I can find when searching
> online are along the lines of "hard to do", "shouldn't be attempted",
> "impossible" and so on. Is this correct, or is there a solution?

man mmarch

I haven't done this in forever but IIRC the scary hard to do impossible
part is editing the mbox file without messing it up, not exactly rocket

Dimitri Maziuk
BioMagResBank, UW-Madison -- http://www.bmrb.wisc.edu

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