[fetchmail-users] After reading the FAQ, a question about lost/mangled attachments

Peter N. Spotts pspotts at alum.mit.edu
Wed Mar 8 13:52:36 CET 2006

On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 19:31 +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
> "Peter N. Spotts" <pspotts at alum.mit.edu> writes:
> > I've been running fetchmail on SuSE 10.0 on my laptop, and until today
> > (when I installed the latest version of fetchmail) I've been running
> > 6.2.X.
> [...]
> > So although my ISP is Comcast (I noted the Comcast caveats on
> > the FAQ page), Comcast does not seem to be the problem either.
> That would be news.
> fetchmail, beginning with version 6.3.2, recognizes Comcast's broken
> servers ("Maillennium POP3/PROXY server") and disables the problematic
> use of the TOP command and uses RETR instead - so updating to 6.3.2
> should have fixed all known Comcast problems.
> -- 
> Matthias Andree


My apologies for the tardy reply. I'll remove the fetchall command from
my rc file and see how things work. I should have said earlier that I
had just updated to 6.3.2 that morning but hadn't tried it yet...I just
had this urge to write something after several weeks of
frustration!  ;-)

With best regards,


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