fetchmail & pine
steve at wonkabar.org
Tue Apr 12 13:15:03 MDT 2005
Byron Clark wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 12:19:27PM -0600, Jared Bernard wrote:
>>If I understand correctly, fetchmail retrieves the email and places it
>>locally. What I don't understand is, where does it put it so I can point Pine
>>to it? I haven't been able to find an answer to that by googling. Pine then
>>should be able to read that pulled email.
> This is the part that isn't quite right. fetchmail retrieves the email
> and sends it to the local MTA/MDA to deliver (place) the message.
I'd recommend getmail. It *does* download and deliver the mail in your
mailbox's directory. And it's really easy to setup. I'm using it with
pine + the chappa .maildir patch.
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