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Old 03-18-2005, 09:12 AM   #1
exvor
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Getmail


Hello everyone i am having a rather problematic issue with getmail. I have setup gmail to give me pop access and can access the mail server with getmail but it will not download the message to my computer.



Here is the messages im getting

Quote:
Delivery error (maildir delivery 13524 error(127,maildir delivery process failed (not a Maildir (/home/user/mail/)))
ok so my questions is i understand this error that says i dont have a maildir folder so how would i go about creating one. ? Am i using the incorrect kind of mail folder here is my getmailrc file


Code:
 
[retriever] 
type = SimplePOPSSLRetriever
server = pop.gmail.com
port = 995 
username = user.linux@gmail.com 

[destination]
type = Maildir 
path = ~/mail/

[options] 
verbose = 0 
read_all = false 
delete = true 
message_log = ~/.getmail/log

of course information regarding user id and such have been changed to protect the guilty.

Last edited by exvor; 03-18-2005 at 09:45 AM.
 
Old 03-18-2005, 10:20 AM   #2
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Try creating a file in the directory call Inbox
 
Old 03-18-2005, 01:26 PM   #3
exvor
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What do you mean create a file like a text file or create a directory.


I tried a text file alredy but get the same error.
 
Old 03-31-2005, 09:28 PM   #4
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the maildir you set need to be a maildir.. with your config this should make it work.
Code:
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maildirmake mail
 
  


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