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Re: no popclient?

On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Remco Blaakmeer wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Richard L Shepherd wrote:
> > I see that popclient has been missing for sometime.  I have a machine with
> > popclient installed from some time ago (early days of bo).  Just recently
> > it has stopped working and I see no alternative package to get either the
> > binary (popclient) or the equivalent (lightweight) functionality.
> > 
> > The error I get when trying to pop off ANY server via my (rather old)
> > popclient binary now is:
> > 
> > popclient: querying mailserv.waikato.ac.nz at Mon Apr 20 15:23:43 1998
> > popclient: openuserfolder: open(): No such file or directory
> > 
> > Now all my local mail readers work fine so there's no reason I know of why
> > it's not happy anymore.  The only shared lib it uses is libc5 (which I
> > have).
> > 
> > Any ideas on how to fix this or what else to use?
> Some time ago, when the popclient program was enhanced to support more
> protocols than just POP, the name was changed to fetchmail. fetchmail is
> in bo (stable) and also in hamm (frozen).

Thanks, that's just what I needed.  Thanks for the quick and helpful
response everyone.

Richard Shepherd (richards@waikato.ac.nz)

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