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Re: mpop - download just one single email (or a batch of 10) and stop/ exit?




On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 08:14:37AM -0400, Celejar wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:52:43 +1000
> Zenaan Harkness <zenaan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Does anyone know if mpop can be used to download just a single email,
> > or a batch of say 10 emails, and then stop or exit?
> > 
> > This would be useful when my boondocks internet is shaped and the
> > emails have piled up, and I just want to download a few whilst
> > leaving the rest to be downloaded later.
> 
> Hm, it doesn't look like mpop has such an option. Getmail, however, does:
> 
> http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/configuration.html#conf-options
> 
> Celejar

Thank you.

It's been on my list a few years to check out getmail - I finally
have a compelling reason :)