[Mailman-Users] Retention policy for archives

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Feb 12 16:53:23 EST 2018

On 02/12/2018 01:28 PM, Dang Tran wrote:
> Hi Mark – prior to running this prune script, do I need to stop postfix first?
...> See the script at <https://www.msapiro.net/scripts/prune_arch>
> at <https://fog.ccsf.edu/~msapiro/scripts/prune_arch>).

No. The script is safe. It locks the list while updating the
LISTNAME.mbox, so other processes won't be updating concurrently.

Then the list is again locked by the bin/arch process while the HTML
archive is being rebuilt.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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