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Re: [TCLUG:5689] GUI email apps

On Mon, 3 May 1999, John R Sheets wrote:
> > Then sendmail will call procmail before writing anything to your mail spool
> > file.  The rules in your .procmailrc file will determine where the mail is
> > written.
> Ahh, okay, so when you add that to .forward, you circumvent the
> mail spool entirely?  So if I create my .procmailrc and set up
> .forward, procmail will get triggered automatically each time I
> run fetchmail (is it sendmail that deals with .forward?)?

Well, no, sendmail will call procmail to process EVERY incoming e-mail.
procmail won't get called when you use fetchmail...fetchmail is just a
POP/IMAP client, right?


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