[SATLUG] mailman question

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Sat Dec 22 13:33:23 CST 2007


Wow! Give these folks the next annual Obfuscated Code award!!! You're right; 
there should be an easier way to do this.


On Sat, 22 Dec 2007 09:39:07 -0600
  "Jeremy Mann" <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is no standard script for doing this and by reading the FAQ its
> doable, but complicated.
> 
> http://list.org/faq.html
> 
> See the last entry, "How to rename a list"
> 
> 
> On Dec 22, 2007 9:09 AM, Borries Demeler <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> 
>wrote:
>> I have a mailman question:
>>
>> We manage a large list for a campus organization which has recently changed 
>>its name.
>> Now they want their mailing list to reflect this change and have it renamed. 
>>I couldn't
>> find a script in the mailman/bin directory that appears to simply rename a 
>>list.
>>
>> Is there a tool that would allow me to do this? I want to preserve all 
>>subscriptions,
>> mailman account settings and mail archives, i.e., just rename the list from 
>>name1 to name2.
>>
>> Suggestions on how to do this non-manually would be extremely welcome.
>>
>> -borries
>>
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