fetchmail in "system-wide mode"
Xavier FreeBSD questions
xavierfreebsdquestions at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 03:25:52 UTC 2011
On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 03:19:36PM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 03:10:50PM +0200, Xavier FreeBSD questions wrote:
> > Hello,
> > On the Internet there are some sites where they say to start
> > "system-wide" should put these two options in rc.conf(5) :
> > fetchmail_enable="YES"
> > fetchmail_polling_interval="60"
> This has worked for me in the past when I've needed fetchmail(1).
> > Although the second is optional and at first has little to do with this
> > question because this question is addressed rather to the first option.
> > I searched in /etc/defaults/rc.conf and rc.conf(5) manual and find no
> > reference to these two options.
> This is to be expected. fetchmail(1) is a port, not part of the base
> > I have them in my rc.conf(5) but fetchmail(1) does not start
> > In /usr/src/UPDATING not found any reference to it.
> Again, what you'd expect.
> > Which is the correct way to start fetchmail(1) in "system-wide"?
> Is fetchmail installed on your system? If so, and you still can't get it
> start automatically, try this:
> # script fetchmail_startup sh -x /usr/local/etc/rc.d/fetchmail start
> You'll now have a file called `fetchmail_startup' which will contain a
> record of exactly what the fetchmail rc script did as it executed, which
> or may not prove informative.
I paste the fetchmail_startup in: http://pastebin.com/vFqdhwfg
For you, the answer of why don't worked for me fetchmail is lines 502 and
More information about the freebsd-questions