Provided by: getmail4_4.43.0-1_all
getmail - retrieve messages from one or more POP3, IMAP4, or SDPS mailboxes and deliver to a maildir, mboxrd-format mbox file, or external MDA
getmail [OPTION] ...
getmail can retrieve messages from POP3, IMAP4, and SDPS mailboxes. SSL-wrapped POP3 and IMAP are also supported. Single-user and domain (multi-drop) mailboxes are supported. getmail has built-in support for delivering to maildirs, mboxrd-format mbox files, and external MDAs.
--version show program's version number and exit -h, --help show a short usage summary and exit -gDIR, --getmaildir=DIR look in DIR for config/data files -rFILE, --rcfile=FILE load configuration from FILE (may be given multiple times) --dump dump configuration and exit (debugging) --trace print extended trace information (extremely verbose) -iFOLDER, --idle=FOLDER maintain connection and listen for new messages in FOLDER. This flag will only work if a single rc file is given, and will only work on IMAP connections where the server supports IMAP4 IDLE (RFC 2177). The following options override any in the configuration file(s). -v, --verbose operate more verbosely (can be given multiple times) -q, --quiet do not print informational messages -d, --delete delete messages from server after retrieving -l, --dont-delete do not delete messages from server after retrieving -a, --all retrieve all messages -n, --new retrieve only unread messages
Written by Charles Cazabon.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. IMPORTANT: include the output of getmail [options] --dump with any bug report.
Copyright © 1998-2009 Charles Cazabon 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.
The full documentation for getmail is maintained in HTML and plaintext formats. See the included files for details.