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Bug#4526: popclient now requires a ~/.poprc :(

Chris Fearnley <cjf@netaxs.com> writes:

> This used to work.  I'm disappointed that the new version isn't backward
> compatible.  Since I'm resposible for maybe 10 pop servers on 5 different
> networks, I prefer to just put the applicable host on the command line
> and get prompted for the passwd --- just like our old popclient did.

You just have to have an empty .poprc file for this to work.  I have
no idea why popclient now requires it.  It actually can't even be
completely empty.  It must contain at least one newline.


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