'getmail' is intended as a simple replacement for fetchmail. It retrieves mail (either all messages, or only unread messages, or with other advanced options) from POP3, IMAP, or SPDS servers (with or without SSL) for one or more email accounts, and reliably delivers into a qmail-style Maildir, mbox file, or through arbitrary external MDA programs. 'getmail' has advanced support for domain (multidrop) mailboxes, mail filtering and classifying with arbitrary programs, built-in support for TMDA, and other features.
DocumentationUser intro available from http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/documentation.html#features
released on 1 October 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||23 January 2001|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Required to use||v. 1.5.2 or later for getmail v.3)|
|Required to use||Python (v. 2.3.3 or later for getmail v.4|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 November 2005.