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Re: Reading mail


From: Anselm Helbig
Subject: Re: Reading mail
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 15:43:21 +0100

At Tue, 26 Jan 2010 14:11:31 +0100,
Mauro Sacchetto <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> Reiner Steib wrote:
> >> I put in ~/.emacs the following:
> >> (setq mail-sources
> >>       '((file :path "/var/spool/mail/samiel")
> >>        (pop :server "pop.gmail.com"
> >>         [...]
> >> I try to receive and read mail with RMAIL,
> >> Emacs seems to control,
> > 
> > I fail to understand what you mean by this.
> >> but it doesn't realize really if there is new mail or not. In fact,
> >> tells me "No new mail", even if it's not true.  Anything wrong in
> >> the lines over?
>  
> > `mail-sources' is a variable for Gnus, I don't think Rmail uses it.
> > See (info "(emacs)Remote Mailboxes") for instructions about Rmail and
> > POP.
> 
> I use Emacs 23.1.1 on Debian Testing.
> Installing Gnus, aptitude asks me to install
> Emacs 22. In any case, I'm not able to find
> what king of strings I've to put in my .emacs
> to make that rmail controll and receive
> my e-mails...

Gnus is already part of Emacs 23, that might explain things. 

HTH, 

Anselm


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