Subject: Re: fetchmail / sendmail question
To: None <>
From: Jukka Salmi <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/16/2004 18:01:23
Lubos Vrbka --> netbsd-users (2004-05-16 17:35:41 +0200):
> i'd like to use fetchmail to download messages from our mail server, i 
> don't want to send messages from my computer now (it will be the second 
> step as i will have more time to set it up).
> i set fetchmail up, but it didn't work since there was no MTA running.

You could use getmail[1] instead of fetchmail. Getmail is able to deliver
directly to a Maildir or mbox; it doesn't require a MTA to be running on
your system. (see pkgsrc/mail/getmail)

HTH, Jukka


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