[ris-int] RE: [ripe.net #102308] R: myas go away
OPS hotseat -- 448
Wed Aug 11 19:25:23 CEST 2004
Hoi, On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 19:09:54 +0200, Rene Wilhelm <wilhelm at ripe.net> wrote: > Hmm, this seems to have headed off in quite the wrong direction, > a request to delete an obsolete mail archive resulting in removal > of an active mail list :( > > To shed some light on the matter: > > http://www.ripe.net/ripencc/mail-archives/ > > lists both myasntesting and myastesting, the latter holding > identical messages to myasntesting for at least all of 2004 > > All that Matthew wanted was the obsoleted myastesting (without 'n') > to disappear from this listing and stop being a valid e-mail address. > > It appears that way back in the distant past, when the project was > renamed from myAS to myASn and the myasntesting list took > over from myastesting, some mistakes have been made in the > archive setup: > > - the myastesting archive SHOULD have been renamed mysasntesting > - the myastesting alias should NOT have continued archiving. > > So to correct this, I suggest: > > 1. rm -rf /ncc/maillists/archives/pub/myasntesting > 2. mv /ncc/maillists/archives/pub/myastesting > /ncc/maillists/archives/pub/myasntesting 3. restore the myasntesting > list (all subscribers and settings) Steps 1&2 seem to be contradicting: 1. throw away newest and active archive 2. copy old obsolete and inactive archive over the (now empty) current archives. > 4. (re)activate archiving of > myasntesting The list myasNtesting at ripe.net was restored and is being archived. Again, this messup has been corrected and for all I care the ticket is closed for being a poor request. Matthew will have received a new password for the list administration. I believe the originally subsribed people will have received a new password as well. As said to Matthew before, you can open a new ticket with a clear request. E m i l .
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