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RE: (Fwd) Cron oddity
- From: "Harig, Mark A." <maharig at idirect dot net>
- To: <derbyshire at globalserve dot net>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 16:04:01 -0400
- Subject: RE: (Fwd) Cron oddity
The instructions to run /usr/bin/ssmtp-config are in
There are three levels of documentation:
1. /usr/doc/Cygwin/* -- this contains Cygwin-specific notes.
2. /usr/doc/* -- this contains each package's additional notes.
3. manual ('man') pages and info files -- general user-level
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Derbyshire [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 26, 2002 3:38 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: (Fwd) Cron oddity
> On 26 Jul 2002 at 11:36, Harig, Mark A. wrote:
> > 1. Consider installing 'mutt' using setup.exe.
> More installing...*sigh*...The big problem with Windows is that
> everything is self contained so everything is multi-megabyte
> bloatware. The big problem with unix is that nothing is self
> contained so you have to install one thing, find it doesn't work,
> install something else, install something else... :)
> > 3. If you don't receive mail within 5 minutes (more like 5 seconds),
> > then you need to troubleshoot your ssmtp and mutt setups.
> > Read /usr/doc/Cygwin/mutt*, /usr/doc/Cygwin/ssmtp* (for example,
> > did you run /usr/bin/ssmtp-config?). Also, see the manual pages
> > for mutt and ssmtp...
> I did not run /usr./bin/ssmtp-config. I don't recall the ssmtp man
> page saying I should do so. I'm starting to think the documentation
> for some components of Cygwin could be improved a touch.
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