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New Cygwin Package: fetchmail-5.9.11-1
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: Cygwin Announce <cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: fetchmail-friends at lists dot ccil dot org
- Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 13:47:02 -0400
- Subject: New Cygwin Package: fetchmail-5.9.11-1
I have contributed fetchmail-5.9.11-1 to the standard Cygwin distribution.
The tarballs should be available on a Cygwin mirror near you shortly.
Fetchmail is a remote mail retrieval and forwarding utility intended
for use over on-demand TCP/IP links, like SLIP or PPP connections.
Fetchmail supports every remote-mail protocol currently in use on the
Internet (POP2, POP3, RPOP, APOP, KPOP, all IMAPs, ESMTP ETRN, IPv6,
and IPSEC) for retrieval. Then Fetchmail forwards the mail through SMTP
so you can read it through your favorite mail client.
See the fetchmail home page for more details:
Please read the README file:
since it covers requirements, installation, known issues, etc.
I would like to thank Madoka Machitani for his pre-compiled fetchmail
and procmail binaries and for the patches necessary for proper operation
under Windows 9x/Me. His work on the Cygwin ports made it much easier
for me to become the Cygwin maintainer.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
is usually pretty good.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
then you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
The setup.exe program will figure out what needs to be updated on your
system and will install newer packages automatically.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: firstname.lastname@example.org . I would appreciate if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
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