Re: fetchmail doesn't put email...
Paul Nathan Puri said
> On Tue, Feb 23, 1999 at 09:18:07PM -0500, Chuck Stickelman wrote:
> > Paul Nathan Puri wrote:
> > > Fetchmail downloads my email apparently. But it does not, put the email
> > > in a place where mutt can find it. After running fetchmail, mail is
> > > downloaded, but then when I start mutt, there is nothing there.
> > >
> > > What do I need in my ~/.fetchmailrc file to make it put the mail
> > > in the right place?
> > >
> > I had to add the following line to /root/.fetchmailrc in order to get the mail
> > delivered:
> > postconnect '/usr/bin/runq'
> > > --
> > > NatePuri
> > > Certified Law Student
> > > & Debian GNU/Linux Monk
> > > McGeorge School of Law
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > http://ompages.com
> > > Receive my PGP Public Key from http://www.pgp.com/
> > >
> > HTH.
> > Chuck
> > --
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> Why do you have it in /root/.fetchmailrc? Does it matter that I'm usually in my user space?
I have fetchmail starting in /etc/init.d therefore it's run as root and needs
the runcontrol file in root's home directory. Should work for you when it's
run by/as you and the rc file is ~/.fetchmailrc.
At least, so says the man page...
> Certified Law Student
> & Debian GNU/Linux Monk
> McGeorge School of Law
> Receive my PGP Public Key from http://www.pgp.com/
Chuck Stickelman, Owner E-Mail: <email@example.com>
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9 Chambers Road FAX: +1-419-529-3625
Mansfield, OH 44906-1301 USA