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Re: fetchmail/procmail was: Yet another Linux distribution! :-)



On Sun, May 03, 1998 at 11:40:45PM -0400, wrl@gandalf.wconsult.com wrote:
> We are probably wasting everyone's time now by not looking to see just what
> fetchmail/procmail interface actually is...
> 
> As I understand it, the fetchmail/procmail interface is a kludge. 

No, actually it's a pipe..  =>  <ducks>


> Fetchmail
> is intended and designed to work with smtp for delivery.  Procmail OTOH
> doesn't know anything about smtp.  What sort of error code is procmail
> going to give to fetchmail and how is fetchmail to receive this code?

If procmail gives errors the message is not deleted from the POP server. 
I've tested this (without meaning to) myself..

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