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Re: More emacs instances


From: Andrea Crotti
Subject: Re: More emacs instances
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:00:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (darwin)

Richard Riley <address@hidden> writes:
>
> ,----
> | #!/bin/bash
> | host=$(hostname)
> | mailserver="hermes.servername.net"
> | if [ $host != "hermes.servername.net" ]
> | then
> |     echo "Doing remote call to mailserver $mailserver"
> |     ssh $mailserver /home/shamrock/bin/getmails
> |     exit
> | fi
> | 
> | cmd="getmail -l -a -q"
> | 
> | for file in ~/.getmail/*.rc; do
> |     cmd="$cmd --rcfile $file "
> | done
> | 
> | $cmd
> `----
>
> man getmail for the account rc file formats.
>
> But then I discovered offlineimap. Now I run offlineimap every ten
> minutes or so which stores imap email from gmail into local maildirs and
> I connect gnus directly to them. Fast and efficient. And easily
> "cloneable" on my laptops.
>
> This article proved useful :-
>
> http://pbrisbin.com:8080/pages/mutt2.html

Why getmail over fetchmail?
Anyway also the imapsync is a great idea, I forgot about that.
Nice about fetchmail was to pass stuff to procmail to filter
automatically, can you do the same thing when you already have the imap
cloned?

It's much easier for cloning over laptops that's true...




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