fetchmail exis status 1 - Only few emails are getting retrieved.

Hal Burgiss hal at burgiss.net
Mon Sep 17 11:25:46 UTC 2007

On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 03:57:48PM +0530, Dilip M wrote:
> options                              # Options duh
> keep                                 # Keep the mail on server = safe
> Exit code 1 means, There was no mail awaiting retrieval. (There may
> have been old mail still on the server but not selected for
> retrieval.)
> But there are still many emails!  Don't know, why they are not selected for
> retrieval!

You've told the server to 'keep' old mails. If you want to download
*all* mails (and remove from server) use 'nokeep fetchall'. Otherwise,
I believe you will only download any mails since the last retrieval.


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