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Re: Export of alioth mailing list archive not working

Hi Tobias,

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 11:43:25AM +0100, Tobias Hansen wrote:
> due to the deprecation of Alioth I now want to ask for a replacement of debian-science-sagemath@lists.alioth.debian.org on lists.debian.org. I would like the archive to be imported and followed the instructions on [1] to export the mbox file, but it didn't work:
> thansen@moszumanska:~$ sudo /usr/local/bin/export-list debian-science-sagemath > output.tar.gz
> Mailbox (/var/lib/mailman/archives/public//debian-science-sagemath.mbox/debian-science-sagemath.mbox) not found or empty - continuing anyway (trying to export subscribers)
> I got a file containing the list of subscribers. Does anybody know how to do it? Am I missing permissions?

maybe being added to group 'list' would fix it indeed.  however, i am not quite sure how
this is supposed to work:

joostvb@moszumanska:~% ls -l /var/lib/mailman/archives/public/debian-science-sagemath
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root list 69 авг  9  2016 /var/lib/mailman/archives/public/debian-science-sagemath -> /srv/lists.alioth.debian.org/archives/private/debian-science-sagemath

joostvb@moszumanska:~% ls -ld /srv/lists.alioth.debian.org/archives/private/debian-science-sagemath
ls: cannot access /srv/lists.alioth.debian.org/archives/private/debian-science-sagemath: Permission denied
joostvb@moszumanska:~% ls -ld /srv/lists.alioth.debian.org/archives/private
drwxrws--- 2787 www-data list 131072 нов 13 20:08 /srv/lists.alioth.debian.org/archives/private/

'public' symlinking to 'private' feels wrong to me.

better contact listmaster@d.o i guess, or file a bug.



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