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Re: getmail vs fetchmail, WAS: Re: fetchmail and DNS resolution

Norbert Zeh <nzeh@cs.dal.ca> writes:

>> AFAIK fetchmail defaults to delivering your mail by using a local SMTP.  
>> This is a Bad Thing (tm), because it can create a lot of problems, YMMV
> I don't know getmail, but what I like about fetchmail's delivery through
> the local SMTP server is that I can use procmail to filter my messages.
> Can getmail do this?

Yes, from my getmailrc:

| [destination]
| type = MDA_external
| path = /usr/bin/procmail
| unixfrom = True

> - Norbert


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