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Re: fetchnews running automatically?

In a galaxy not too far away, Ekkehard Kraemer spoke on Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 04:33:27PM +0000:
> Hello,
> does fetchnews install some cron/anacron/etc. script which makes it
> fetch news automatically? I have created a crontab entry which runs
> fetchnews every 4 hours, but it seems to me like it is run more often
> that every 4 hours...
you only have to run fetchmail once, it then polls your mails periodically - 
the delay time can be set (in seconds) in your ~/.fetchmailrc with 
'set daemon xxx'. e.g.
	'set daemon 300'
would fetch your mail every 5 mins.

> Ekkehard
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