Another utility to
completely do away with cywin, if you dont want to use it at all. Note, I
haven't tried mpop.
On Sat, 20. Aug 2005, 22:39:17 +0530,
> I use fetchmail coupled with ssl on
cygwin to fetch my email with the
> following setup
If you need
Cygwin just to run fetchmail, you might be interested in
mpop <http://mpop.sourceforge.net/> . It is
a small POP3 client that
does not require Cygwin. The configuration is very
similar to msmtp's,
because both programs share a lot of source code (I wrote
A configuration similar to the following should work for
This way, you do not need to
run procmail at all (though you could do
it, using "delivery mda
c:\path\to\procmail.exe -d your_user_name").
A Cygwin environment is
therefore not necessary.
mpop supports maildir folders, too, but this
feature is unfortunately
not yet ported to Windows