list migration due to alioth shutdown

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jan 30 04:13:42 UTC 2018

Peter Schober <peter.schober at> writes:

> So maybe a better plan would be to figure out eligibilty for a list on
> and then do the migration only once (instead of moving
> to now and then having to deal with the exact
> same issue in two years time).

My understanding is that is not set up well for creating
dozens or hundreds of lists, so listmaster has said that they can't handle
package team mailing lists.  There are just too many of them.

> Note that I may not be able to perform all of even much of the needed
> work myself (esp. archive migration), as I have neither DD nor Alioth
> credentials (though the latter could still be aquired, I think). I'm
> merely one of the two (Russ being the other one, who possibly needs to
> replaced, if I understood his recent post correctly) current list owners
> configured directly in mailman on alioth.

I'm still here and happy to help with list owner stuff (albeit sometimes
with a bit of a delay), and should have credentials to all the things.

Russ Allbery (rra at               <>

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