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Re: using fetchmail in mutt under cygwin
- From: Ajay Simha <asimha at cisco dot com>
- To: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 00:45:06 -0500
- Subject: Re: using fetchmail in mutt under cygwin
- References: <20030209060949.GA2268@cisco.com> <20030211210721.GC2112@tishler.net>
On Tue Feb 11 16:07:21 2003, Jason Tishler wrote:
> Please post instead of sending private email.
Thanks for replying. Ok.. Keeping the group in CC list....
> 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
> to me.
I have dropped the idea of pop3 config in muttrc.
> > 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... ;,)
I have had trying outlook rearrange my inbox (imap) so... I don't want to get started on this topic :-)
My current problem is this:
$ procmail VERBOSE=yes .procmailrc < testmail
procmail:  Wed Feb 12 00:39:58 2003
procmail: Suspicious rcfile "/home/asimha/.procmailrc"
procmail: Couldn't read "/home/asimha/.procmailrc"
procmail: Locking "/var/spool/mail/asimha.lock"
procmail: Assigning "LASTFOLDER=/var/spool/mail/asimha"
procmail: Opening "/var/spool/mail/asimha"
procmail: Acquiring kernel-lock
procmail:  Wed Feb 12 00:39:59 2003
procmail: Unlocking "/var/spool/mail/asimha.lock"
>From firstname.lastname@example.org Wed Feb 12 00:33:36 2003
Subject: test for procmail
I tried various things including the chmod 644 that you had suggested on the mailing list but
nothing has worked.
If I can get fetchmail/procmail working. My setup will rock.
> > 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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