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Re: How to make Emacs Gnus to get new mails automatically?

From: Adam Sjøgren
Subject: Re: How to make Emacs Gnus to get new mails automatically?
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:56:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130016 (Ma Gnus v0.16) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

ST writes:

> Yes, absolutely nothing.

How did you know that nothing happened?

Does something happen when you (after 11+ minutes) press 'g' in Gnus?

> I now see that I didn't define an smtp account to use for sending out
> emails - could this be a problem?

No. Sending emails is independent of receiving.

> How can I debug the issue generally?

Generally? Like anything else in Emacs.

So, either M-x edebug-defun a relevant function, or modify it to add
some (message "blah") calls, look in *Messages* etc. etc.

> What other options besides Gnus would you suggest for IMAP?

I'm the wrong person to ask, I have been using Gnus for decades, and
don't like the alternatives.

  Best regards,


 "Do you think the people who make these decisions            Adam Sjøgren
  about what features a project will have are the
  *engineers*? Because that's adorable."

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