On Monday 24 December 2007, John Kodis wrote:
>While I'm not Joanne, my first question would be "Have you tried
Humm, good Q. Its launched at boot time by this line in rc.local:
su gene -c "fetchmail -d 90 --fetchmailrc /home/gene/.fetchmailrc"
.fetchmailrc looks benign wrt that option. It normally just sucks what is
there and unread. It will all be unread cuz I don't use the webmail
I'm polling 3 different servers, all with essentually the same options ex pw
and username of course.
I think it will eventually get it all, but with SA in the chain, lets just say
its slow and let the imagination come up with descriptive ways to describe
how slow it is. With 3k+ messages to go, it will not finish today.
>On Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 11:28:19AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> That is what I've been doing but while I was on the road starting a couple
>> of months ago, I'd apparently left a fwd stanza operational at gmail to
>> fwd it to a spam-trap bypassing address at vz.
>> Unforch, vz has their own private version of a spam filter bouncer that,
>> in the last couple of months, managed to leave about 4500 msgs at gmail.
>> And they won't admit its even there!
>> I called vz and lawyered up on them based on Common Carrier FCC rules, and
>> the filter got shut down about 10 minutes later, which is good, but the
>> incoming headers still said it was being transported thru vz. So I logged
>> into gmail with FF for the first time in several months and found the fwd
>> kit. I don't recall doing it, but the info was correct so I must have.
>> Hello CRS?
>> So I killed the fwd kit at gmail and moved all the bounced stuff back to
>> the inbox, figuring fetchmail would suck it and that would be the end of
>> it. 4 things though, 90% of them are dups by the time they get sorted
>> here, and fetchmail is reporting about an 85% failure to flush rate in the
>> early part of the waiting msgs it processes in each new daemon wakeup.
>> Toss in that right now, webmail says there's about 3350 messages left to
>> suck after around 19 hours (with two power failures here of about 9 hours
>> total duration), but when I set the verbosity up on fetchmail, it is only
>> getting a much smaller number between 800 and 1300 for a msg count from
>> gmail, and this number is refreshed to a new value when it sucks the last
>> of the currently being processed list. Oh, 4th, did I mention its slower
>> than molasses, probably because of spamc here.
>> Is this "number of messages waiting" discrepancy mainly the disconnect
>> between the webmail interface, and the pop interface at gmail, or do we
>> actually have a fetchmail bug here?
>> Cheers, Gene
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