From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr(_at_)thyrsus(_dot_)com>
Jan Klaverstijn <jan(_at_)klaverstijn(_dot_)nl>:
> I would like to parse my mail log to seen when the last time was
fethcmail fetched mail. But the syslog does not show the end of cycle when
running in daemon mode. To make things easier: wouldn't it be nice when a
> Jun 27 00:53:16 mailhost fetchmail: finished for now
> could be found in the log?
Yes, but on the other hand I don't want to make the logging too verbose.
Right now fetchmail tries to avoid logging anything but exception and error
conditions unless -v (verbose) is on. Hiave you considered psarsing the
Can I vote strongly for this not being standard! I'd have an entry in my
log every 2 minutes :-) [I should point out that it doesn't access any mail
server at 2 minute intervals, the shortest is 4 for my own ISP.]
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