On Mon, Sep 21, 1998 at 08:52:16AM -0700, Turbo Fredriksson wrote: > > Thanks Tim, I've been trying to pull some crazed solution about ssh tunnels > > and user level pop servers out of my head with helpful suggestions from > > #debian, lots of ideas but none of them as efficient as just sending the > > mail to a machine with a pop server. => > > Here's a 'SCP-POP' script I wrote a couple of weeks ago, if anyone care... :) ahha! ssh -x is what I was missing...! essentially: If there is new mail: ssh to move the mailbox file to new file and gzip new file scp the new file to our machine zcat local new file | formail -d -n 10 -s procmail if all is well, delete the temp file For safety, the name of the local file should be a "random" name pid, time, host, all that... and a lock would be smart, something to keep two of these things from happening at once.. Elegant, effective, this is what I was after. => Script borrowed, will see what I can do to abuse it later.
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