Ok, looks like this will work dean.. If its cool, lets just do it in the perl script.. Have it copy thelist.mbox to thelist-Week-Of-Mon-XXXXXXXXX.mbox file just like the archives now, delete thelist.mbox, then touch a new thelist.mbox with these perm's: -rw-rw-r-- mail mailman sound groovey? Dean Mah wrote: > What is involved in doing the rotation? It can be rolled into the > Perl script and then the script can be run once a week. As long as MG > isn't opening a persistent connection to the file we should be able to > just rename it.