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Date:      Thu, 8 Sep 2011 01:38:29 +0100
From:      Daniel Bye <freebsd-questions@slightlystrange.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: fetchmail in "system-wide mode"
Message-ID:  <20110908003829.GG61079@catflap.slightlystrange.org>
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On Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 11:17:15PM +0200, Xavier FreeBSD questions wrote:
> 2011/9/7 Daniel Bye <freebsd-questions@slightlystrange.org>
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> Hi Daniel,
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> On Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 05:25:50AM +0200, Xavier FreeBSD questions wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 03:19:36PM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote:
> > > 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
> > > 503 ?
> >
> > Looks like a permissions problem on the fetchmail config file,
> > /usr/local/etc/fetchmailrc. What do you get when you run
> >
> >  $ ls -l /usr/local/etc/fetchmail*
> >
> > ?
> >
> > I have just freshly installed fetchmail on a new system, and I see this:
> >
> >  -rw-------  1 fetchmail  fetchmail  130  7 Sep 21:24 -
> > /usr/local/etc/fetchmailrc
> >  -rw-r--r--  1 fetchmail  fetchmail  130  7 Sep 21:24 -
> > /usr/local/etc/fetchmailrc.sample
> >
> > If you see something different, try setting the permissions and ownersh=
ip
> > to
> > what you see here, or try reinstalling the port.
> >
> >
> I don't have the /usr/local/etc/fetchmailrc because I use a user local fi=
le.

Well, there you go, then. The system global operation requires that file.
You'll need to run per-user daemons, which can be set up by following the
instructions in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/fetchmail. In particular, pay attention
to `fetchmail_users'.

Dan

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