how to upgrade mailman

Here's are the steps to upgrade mailman:

  1. Download mailman to /tmp folder
  2. Extract the contents
    tar -zxf mailman-2.1.23.tgz
  3. Change folder
    cd mailman-2.1.23
  4. Configure Package
    ./configure --prefix=/var/lib/mailman --with-username=list --with-groupname=list --with-cgi-gid=www-data --with-mail-gid=list
  5. Install python-dnspython if not installed
    apt-get install python-dnspython
  6. Compile package
  7. Stop mailman
    service mailman stop
  8. upgrade mailman
    make install
  9. Start mailman
    service mailman start