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Re: Help for configure rmail


From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: Help for configure rmail
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:55:45 +0000

Albino Biasutti Neto <address@hidden> writes:

> On 02/23/2015 12:49 AM, Robert Thorpe wrote:
>> Didn't you say in your previous message that your server uses port 995?
>> Movemail seems to be trying to use port 110 here.
>
> Yes. I am using on Icedove.
>
>> Try the following movemail command and see if it creates a test.mbox
>> file with mail in it:
>> 
>> movemail -p --tsl 'pop://<user>@<pop.server>:995' test.mbox password
>
> the command:
>
> movemail: unrecognized option '--tsl'
> Try 'movemail --help' or 'movemail --usage' for more information.

I forgot to mention, you need to use movemail from GNU Mailutils to get 
encryption support.

(Personally, I don't know why Emacs ships with it's own version of
movemail with cut-down options.  I think Emacs should ship with GNU
Mailutils movemail.  That would avoid problems like this.)

BR,
Robert Thorpe



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