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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated Cygwin Package: fetchmail-6.2.5-2
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 15:24:37 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated Cygwin Package: fetchmail-6.2.5-2
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I have updated the version of fetchmail to 6.2.5-2. The tarballs should
be available on a Cygwin mirror near you shortly.
The only change between this version and the previous one is the
The run control file (e.g., ~/.fetchmailrc) permission check is now
conditionally enabled at runtime for Windows versions, filesystems,
and/or configurations that support it instead of unconditionally
disabled at build time. For example, the check is always disabled under
Windows 9x/Me, but enabled for Windows NT/2000/XP with NTFS and
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.
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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