how to set up my "fetchmail" on f20 without sendmail?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Dec 25 14:51:16 UTC 2013


On Wed, 25 Dec 2013, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:32:17 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> > > I run fetchmail with option   mda "/usr/bin/procmail -t -f -"
> > > to deliver (and filter) via procmail.
> >
> >    hmmm ... i may try that. i assume that, with this approach, i
> > won't need to install sendmail, correct?
>
> Correct.
>
> > and if i choose to use
> > procmail, will this simply deliver mail for me locally even
> > before i start to configure my procmail rules? thanks.
>
> Yes, that's default behaviour. Quoting from the first paragraph in
> "man procmail":
>
>  | If no rcfile is found, or processing of the rcfile falls off the end,
>  | procmail will store the mail in the default system mailbox.

  yup, everything working fine, happy happy joy joy.

rday

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