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Re: using fetchmail in mutt under cygwin
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: Ajay Simha <asimha at cisco dot com>
- Cc: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 16:07:21 -0500
- Subject: Re: using fetchmail in mutt under cygwin
- References: <20030209060949.GA2268@cisco.com>
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On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 01:09:49AM -0500, Ajay Simha wrote:
> I read your README file.
> First of, it is an excellent document.
> I am still confused what my mutt setting should be for pop3..
Why not read the mutt manual?
But, if you are going to use fetchmail/procmail to retrieve your mail,
why do you need to mess with mutt's pop settings? Sounds like trouble
> Also I'm using a vpn client. So.. if I install fetchmail as an NT
> service what may be the repurcussions?
None, except for some expected connection failures in your fetchmail log
file when not VPN-ed. Note that I do this all of the time with my
laptop. I even get the extra bonus of perverse pleasure when my
co-workers complain about Outlook. Sorry for the digression, but I
couldn't resist... ;,)
> My current settings are:
> set pop_host="uzura.cisco.com"
> set pop_user="asimha"
> set spoolfile=/var/mail/asimha <====what/who creates this?
It depends on your setup.
> #set pop_delete
> I'd like to be able to use fetchmail in conjuction with procmail.
OK, read the procmail README too.
> Thanks in advance,
You are welcome.
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