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NAME

       getmails - wrapper for getmail to access multiple mailboxes

SYNOPSIS

       getmails [-p] [OPTION] ...

DESCRIPTION

       getmails  is  a  wrapper script for getmail to retrieve messages with multiple independent
       configuration files ~/.getmail/config/* instead of a single ~/.getmailrc file.

       The configuration file name can be any  arbitrary  names.   It's  good  idea  to  use  the
       corresponding  email  address  as  its  name  since  it is the most intuitive choice.  For
       example ~/.getmail/config/foo@example.org .

       To disable operation for an email account temporary, rename its configuration file to  the
       hidden  file  such  as  ~/.getmail/config/.foo@example.org  .   Then, it is ignored as the
       configuration file.

       For the robust operation, the editor generated  files  such  as  ~/.getmail/config/foo~  ,
       ~/.getmail/config/#foo#  ,  ~/.getmail/config/foo.swp  , and ~/.getmail/config/foo.bak are
       also ignored as the configuration file.

       When there are multiple email configuration files, getmails retrieves mails  sequentially.
       But  adding  an  optional  option -p before other options makes getmails to invoke getmail
       with each configuration file in parallel to retrieve mails.

       The option provided as OPTION is passed to getmail as is.  The use of the -r option is not
       a good idea.

       The existence of ~/.getmail/stop can prevent this wrapper script to execute getmail.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to the getmail debian package if bugs are in this wrapper script.

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright 2011-2017 Osamu Aoki
       This is free software; see the file COPYING for copying conditions.  There is NO warranty;
       not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.