Re: fetchnews running automatically?
In a galaxy not too far away, Stefan Janecek spoke on Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 05:55:11PM +0100:
> 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
uhhh... stupid me ;-/
> > 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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