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Re: [SLE] cron email
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 23:53:17 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0405112351260.4000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Tuesday 2004-05-11 at 06:49 -0400, Bruce Marshall wrote:

> > Running fetchmail in daemon mode is all well and good, but if one is
> > running multiple accounts, each wanting their own mail checked whether
> > logged in or not, cron is the way to go to my mind.
> >
>
> Not unless you *really* *really* have to allow each user to have their
> own .fetchmailrc. You can do it all in one /etc/.fetchmailrc with a lot
> less hassel.
>
> (running 6 accts here on a home LAN)

The only reason to run separate fetchmail processes would be to keep
passwords private for each person - but as the root can read them all, it
doesn't matter.

--
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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