FC3 includes an RPM for fetchmail, currently 6.2.5-6. Why
compile it unless you need special configuration options?
hmmmm .. good question. I may have assumed it
wasnt there without looking or maybe it wasn't
(I built it a good few months ago now and only
just got around to using it in earnest and
I can't remember).
Thanks for your mail. I'll re-install
that from the repositories and give it a whirl.
If it works out of the fc3 box tho but not
on a standard source build then something is
awry on some configuration front somewhere.
I'm new'ish to fc3 but I do like things to
build without being from the "official"
repository - never had this trouble
with slackware for a good few years.
Hope it was a sensible decision to run
but can get no joy. The only way I can get
it to work is by using crontab with a script
that kills any existing daemon then runs one
with "-d 0" (which sometimes terminates and
sometimes doesn't - hence the kill).
I can't find anything sensible on the web on this.
Is there a version that works with FC3 ? It seems
overkill to use cron.
I run in daemon mode with no difficulty, works like
a champ. From $HOME/.fetchmailrc:
set logfile /home/<user>/.fetchmail.log
set postmaster "root"
set daemon 480
poll <server> with proto POP3 auth password
user "<user>" there with password "<passwd>" is <user> here